What's new

2022

  1. Event

    Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Launch - Pre-departure handbook for Indians going to the European Union

    To enhance dissemination of the pre-departure information at the state level, a high-level launch event was organised in partnership with the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State Governments.

  2. Publication

    Promoting decent work in India: October - December 2021

    13 January 2022

    This is the fourth edition of the update covering key initiatives and achievements of the ILO and its constituents contributing to the priorities of India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-22

  3. Publication

    Predeparture information for Indians going to the European Union

    06 January 2022

    This pre-departure handbook serves as a comprehensive information guide for Indians who want to go to any of the European Union Member States.

  4. Event

    Punjab State Launch - Pre-departure handbook for Indians going to the European Union

    To enhance dissemination of the pre-departure information at the state level, a high-level launch event was organised in partnership with the Punjab State Government.

2021

  1. Publication

    The invisible workers: Bangladeshi women in Oman

    20 December 2021

    The purpose of this ethnography is to follow the lives of working women from Bangladesh and document and analyse the diversity of their individual and collective experiences. The findings reveal a reality that contrasts from the usual characterisations of migrant women.

  2. Publication

    Migration and gender in Bangladesh: An irregular landscape

    20 December 2021

    This survey is part of a series of studies commissioned by the Work in Freedom Programme of the ILO in order to document the motives and trajectories of migrant women workers. The survey explores the local and regional gendered specificities of migration and work-seeking in selected localities of Bangladesh by collecting gender disaggregated data and analysing contrasting patterns that inform women and men’s migration.

  3. Informal businesses

    Strengthening informal businesses in India through Activity-Based Learning - Lessons from cases in Lao People's Democratic Republic and Cambodia

    13 December 2021

    The ILO organized an online workshop on “Delivering Impactful Support for Informal Businesses” for Indian ministries, sectoral associations and development organizations which support development of informal businesses. The workshop presented findings from research on training and skills needs for the informal sector in India, as well as case studies from Lao People's Democratic Republic Cambodia on delivery of the ILO’s Activity-Based Learning programmes.

  4. Selected extracts

    Extending social health protection: Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific

    13 December 2021

    The publication is a selection of country cases from, Extending Social Health Protection: Accelerating progress towards universal Health Protection in Asia and the Pacific. It documents country experiences and lessons learned on the extension of legal and effective coverage of Social Health Protection, both in terms of scope (population coverage) and adequacy of the benefits (service covered, level of financial protection). The seven countries covered in this document are India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Nepal, Mongolia, Philippines, and Vietnam.

  5. Online workshop

    Delivering Impactful Support for Informal Businesses

    Needs assessment of informal businesses and introduction of ILO’s approach.

  6. Press release

    Need human-centred recovery from COVID-19: Ministry of Labour, employers and workers affirm at ILO event

    10 December 2021

    The panel deliberated on the ILO’s Global Call to Action which prioritizes an economic recovery that is “fully inclusive, sustainable and resilient”, by the creation of decent jobs for all and addresses the inequalities caused by the crisis.