Feature stories

2013

  1. Getting across the message on male circumcision and HIV in the workplace

    14 March 2013

    Many Swazi men have decided to get circumcised to reduce their risk of contracting HIV, after attending workplace information sessions organised by the ILO.

2012

  1. HIV Stigma – a new form of dying

    30 November 2012

    HIV is no longer a killer but HIV stigma is. As World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December, ILO research in China, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand sheds light on the problem and suggests ways it can be addressed. By Richard Howard, Senior Specialist on HIV/AIDS, ILO Decent Work Team for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific

  2. Ukraine adopts the National Tripartite Cooperation Strategy on HIV and AIDS in the World of Work

    01 March 2012

2011

  1. From Architect to Street Vendor: Discrimination at work against Persons Living with HIV in the Arab States

    30 November 2011

    Most Arab States do not have coherent national policies and laws designed to deal with HIV and AIDS in the workplace. They thus lack the means to prevent discrimination at work against nearly half a million of people living with HIV in the region. ILO Online reports from the capital of Jordan, Amman.

  2. Empowering South Africans with decent work

    07 October 2011

    While African economies have bounced back from the economic crisis, daunting challenges for the continent remain, including poverty, unemployment and underemployment. Faced with these and other major challenges, the Republic of South Africa is one of the 27 African ILO Member States that are implementing Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) aimed at promoting decent work as a key component of their national development. ILO Online reports from Johannesburg, South Africa.

  3. Construction

    27 July 2011

  4. Sex workers and clients of sex workers

    27 July 2011

  5. Migrant, seasonal and mobile workers

    27 July 2011

  6. Wood industry

    27 July 2011

  7. Transport

    27 July 2011