Feature stories

2017

  1. Zero discrimination at workplace benefits everyone

    01 March 2017

    Achieving zero discrimination needs actions from government, employers, workers and every individual in the society. Zero discrimination is more than protecting the interest of people living with HIV. It is about paving a path for qualified and capable workers – despite their HIV status – to help improving quality healthcare, education, and other industries.

2016

  1. Educated, empowered, inspired: HIV risk reduced

    16 May 2016

    A novel programme helped HIV vulnerable women in southern Africa build business to improve their lives and the wellbeing of their families.

  2. HIV and AIDS in India: Voluntary testing of workers reaches 1.3 million in five states

    24 February 2016

    Recently released figures show the ILO’s programme of combatting HIV and AIDS through workplaces in India continues to deliver strong results.

2015

  1. Looking over the fence: HIV/AIDS workplace programmes in India

    29 June 2015

    How the ILO supports companies in India to adopt workplace HIV/AIDS programmes benefitting workers and their families and communities.

  2. The SMART way to show your love on Valentine’s Day

    13 February 2015

2014

  1. © Peter Caton 2018

    Cambodia takes first crucial step towards protecting entertainment workers

    10 November 2014

    New ground-breaking regulation for entertainment workers in Cambodia marks the first attempt in the region to reduce widespread stigma and discrimination in the sector.

  2. © TANG CHHIN SOTHY / AFP 2018

    Pills and condoms aren’t enough to beat AIDS

    18 July 2014

    The fight against HIV/AIDS has entered a new phase, according to Senior ILOAIDS Specialist Afsar Syed Mohammad, who underlines the critical importance of removing barriers to treatment while protecting the rights of people living with HIV.

  3. © Ishara S.Kodikara / AFP 2018

    Bold move in Sri Lanka lets people with HIV get health coverage

    07 July 2014

    For the first time, leading insurance firms in Sri Lanka will cover HIV-related medical costs. The move – spearheaded by the ILO – means increased access to treatment and a better quality of life for HIV-positive patients and their families.

2013

  1. Backing young entrepreneurs in Malawi helps reduce HIV risk

    12 July 2013

    How an ILO programme in Malawi supports hundreds of young people facing high risks of HIV infection to become entrepreneurs.

  2. © KyleEJohnson / Flickr 2018

    Indigenous communities take their place in the HIV battle

    16 April 2013

    The ILO and indigenous communities in Chile team up to battle discrimination and implement HIV guidelines in the transport sector.