- The new labour standard is the first human rights instrument to focus on HIV and AIDS in the world of work, and was adopted - by an overwhelming majority - by governments, employers’ and workers’ representatives from ILO member States at the International Labour Conference in June 2010.
- The code provides invaluable practical guidance to policy-makers, employers’ and workers’ organizations and other social partners for formulating and implementing appropriate workplace policy, prevention and care programmes, and for establishing strategies to address workers in the informal sector. ..
A valuable educational and training tool, this comprehensive manual offers practical guidance for formulating viable policies and programmes to combat HIV/AIDS in the world of work. ...
The Global Action Plan sets out the actions proposed to be taken by the Office in providing technical and advisory support to the constituents to assist them in giving effect to Recommendation No. 200.
31 July 2012
This desk review was conducted by ILO/AIDS as part of the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV workplace policies/programmes and private sector engagement (IATT/WPPS). It is based primarily on the research documents shared by the IATT members, covering vulnerability studies, stigma and discrimination studies, impact and cost-benefit studies.
26 July 2012
This policy brief by UNODC, ILO and UNDP was launched at the Washington XIX International AIDS Conference, to underline the urgency of developing national AIDS responses that include people in prisons.
01 July 2012
This evidence brief, prepared by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), with support from the ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the world of work (ILO/AIDS), provides a snapshot of the extent and impact of HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the workplace. The brief is based on findings from the PLHIV Stigma Index in nine countries across the globe.
05 June 2012
As UNAIDS meets to discuss the importance of combination prevention, the ILO’s HIV/AIDS programme in Mozambique shows how the workplace can engage people at all levels making valuable contributions to achieve national objectives.
01 June 2012
The present Guide is a compilation of a range of resources – including tools and information – that can be used by the different players in the tourism sector to help slow the spread of the AIDS virus. This Guide will also give effect to the provisions of Recommendation No. 200, recalling the specific and important role of employers’ and workers’ organizations in promoting and supporting sectoral, national and international efforts in response to HIV and AIDS and tuberculosis (TB).
03 May 2012
The government, businesses and workers pledged to promote HIV and AIDS awareness in the workplace in a bid to tackle the high prevalence of the disease among workers.
15 March 2012
Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights at Work
30 January 2012
The ILO with financial support from OFID collaborated with the Kenya National AIDS Coordinating Council and developed this booklet to provide guidance on integrating HIV and TB interventions in workplaces.
15 January 2012
This guidance note by UNAIDS summarises information on HIV-sensitive social protection, sets out key principles to provide a strong foundation for programming, and describes the potential of social protection to advance HIV prevention, treatment, care and support outcomes.
01 December 2011
This ILO step-by-step guide to integrate TB in HIV workplace programmes is a practical tool to promote early detection and treatment for people with HIV-TB co-infections through their workplace.
01 December 2011
The present survey, entitled “A truck driver’s life: Working conditions and sexual health”, in which 279 truck (goods transport) drivers and 58 long-distance (passenger transport) drivers participated, was conducted in seven cities throughout Paraguay during the months of April and May 2010.
01 December 2011
The ILO is engaging the workforce in the Caribbean in action aimed at getting to zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. The ILO supports the tripartite partners - governments, employers' and workers' organizations and their members - as well as Persons Living with HIV (PLHIV) to establish human rights frameworks for the workplace, to enhance capacity to implement HIV workplace responses and to reduce occupational risk of HIV transmission.
10 October 2011
Tailoring its response to HIV/AIDS to country-specific needs, the ILO in Africa aims to protect human rights at work, and to strengthen HIV prevention, social protection programmes and employment opportunities, focusing on workers who are most at risk in key economic sectors in the formal as well as the informal economy.
01 October 2011
This tool is intended to provide guidance on mainstreaming gender in world of work-related initiatives addressing HIV. It is designed for a wide range of stakeholders, especially ILO constituents – governments, and employers' and workers' organizations – as well as ILO staff and partners.
01 October 2011
The International Labour Office (ILO), through its Programme on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS) and the Sectoral Activities Department (SECTOR), in collaboration with the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and UNI Global Union (formerly Union Network International) have contributed to the formulation of the present Guidelines on HIV and AIDS and the postal sector and participated in the implementation of the first phase of the campaign in the following seven selected pilot countries: Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, China, Estonia, Mali and Nigeria.
15 September 2011
The origin of this book dates back to 2009, when the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) invited the ILO to participate in a regional meeting of trade union delegates on HIV and the workplace, held in Singapore.
09 June 2011
The HIV and AIDS Recommendation, 2010 (No. 200) - calls on ILO member States to develop, in consultation with organizations of employers and workers, national policies and programmes on HIV and AIDS and the world of work, where these do not already exist. If a national policy and programme has already been developed, member States are invited to consider revising these in light of the adoption of R.200.
09 June 2011
Migration and mobility are not factors for HIV transmission, however, the migration process itself, as well as precarious working and living conditions that migrant workers often experience while separated from their families, may expose them to associated risks. Most of them have little or no access to social protection and health services. ILO/AIDS programmes cover international as well as internal migrant and mobile workers.