The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Jakarta.


  1. Recommendations for promoting decent work for home-based workers

    16 December 2015

    Based on findings of researches and studies ILO/MAMPU Project

  2. Empowering women homeworkers from invisibility to leaders

    16 December 2015

    Experiences, good practices and lessons from North Sumatera in promoting decent work for homeworkers

  3. Indonesia: homeworkers and enterprises - survey findings

    16 December 2015

    Shares information on the characteristics of enterprises and provides information that could be used to strengthen the competitiveness of enterprises, while improving the welfare of workers with whom they cooperate.

  4. Indonesia: homeworkers and intermediaries - survey findings

    16 December 2015

    Shares information on the key characteristics of intermediaries and provides information that could be used to improve the working conditions of these homeworkers.

  5. A study on the practices of employers in engaging homeworkers in West Java and Central Java Provinces

    16 December 2015

    This report presents the findings from the study as well as recommendations for APINDO and other relevant stakeholders to promote decent work for homeworkers.

  6. Homeworkers in Indonesia Results from the homeworker: mapping study in North Sumatra, West Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java and Banten

    16 December 2015

    To obtain information on the situations and working conditions of homeworkers, so that the information can be used by relevant stakeholders including policy makers, employers, trade unions, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and homeworkers’ organizations in their work to improve the living and working conditions of homeworkers in Indonesia.

  7. Employment relationships and working conditions in an Ikea rattan supply chain

    16 December 2015

    The research presents the findings on the working conditions of homeworkers engaged in the lowest tiers of the IKEA rattan supply chain, and presents recommendations to strengthen labour standards compliance in the supply chain so as to benefit both workers and businesses.

  8. Employment relationships and working conditions in an Ikea rattan supply chain: Executive summary

    16 December 2015

    Executive summary of the 129 page main report

  9. Home-based workers: Decent work and social protection through organization and empowerment - Experiences, good practices and lessons from home-based workers and their organizations

    16 December 2015

    The report presents experiences, good practices and lessons in empowering home-based workers and promoting decent work based on the review of the strategies used by support organizations in Chile, India, the Philippines and Thailand over the past 30 to 40 years. It shares the extensive knowledge and experience of home-based workers’ organizations in making home-based work visible, organizing and representing their members, and improving their working and living conditions.

  10. Indonesia: Labour and social trends update November 2015

    02 December 2015

    This information is a brief update on the labour and social trends in Indonesia.

  11. Indigenous Peoples in the World of Work in Asia and the Pacific: A Status Report

    01 December 2015

    Concerns for indigenous peoples’ rights and well-being are an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which seeks to tackle poverty and inequality by empowering groups experiencing socioeconomic vulnerability. This report compiles, systematizes and analyses infor¬mation available from a range of sources on indigenous peoples in the world of work in 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific. It is intended as a tool for ILO constituents and development practitioners seeking initial information on these issues.

  12. The state of social protection in ASEAN at the dawn of integration

    25 November 2015

    The ASEAN Declaration on Strengthening Social Protection channels a growing consensus in the region that the establishment of Social Protection Floors is fundamental for reducing poverty and inequality and promoting inclusive and sustainable growth.

  13. Impact brief: key socio-economic benefits

    24 November 2015

  14. Guide for migrant domestic workers: a pocket book (in Bahasa Indonesia)

    03 November 2015

    Pocket book as one of the media to provide in-depth information about the procedures and regulations on pre-placement, placement, post-placement, the role of trade unions in the protection of migrant workers, etc.

  15. Impact monitoring report - first year end-line survey, October 2015

    01 November 2015

    The report shows that already significant positive changes in the rural people’s livelihood situation occurred a few months after the completion of the rehabilitation works. These changes include an increase in the availability and use of motorized transport, a decrease in people’s travel times, an increase in the number of local businesses and improved access to socio economic facilities and services.

  16. Strong export and job growth in Asia's garment and footwear sector

    29 October 2015

    This research note examines wages and working conditions in the garment sector in a range of countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It finds that developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region exported $601 billion worth of garments, footwear and textile products in 2014, three-fifths of the global total. More than 40 million workers are now employed in the sector in the Asia-Pacific region.

  17. The regulation of non-standard forms of employment in India, Indonesia and Viet Nam

    14 October 2015

  18. ILO and disability inclusion

    24 September 2015

    The ILO promotes equality of opportunity and treatment for persons with disabilities in the world of work. Access of persons with disabilities to decent work is important both as an essential right and in terms of the economic advantages it brings. To achieve this goal, the ILO works to increase the employability of persons with disabilities, to support employers becoming more inclusive and to promote enabling legislative and policy environments.

  19. HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment at Work in Indonesia

    21 September 2015

    As one of the biggest state-owned enterprises in Indonesia, with more than 14,000 workers and 25,000 subcontracted workers throughout Indonesia (of which 40 per cent are mobile male workers), Pertamina has shown a serious and consistent commitment to the prevention of HIV and AIDS at the workplace and to the fight against stigma and discrimination. Pertamina has developed workplace policies to ensure a non-discriminatory working environment for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and has provided HIV information, counselling and testing for its workers in their sites across the country.

  20. Report - Trade Union Regional Workshop on Capacity Building of Domestic Workers Organizations and Elimination of Child Domestic Labour; Yogyakarta, Indonesia: 15-17 December 2014

    07 September 2015

    Organized by the PROMOTE Project ILO Jakarta and ILO Regional Office for Asia Pacific - Bangkok. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor