A qualitative study on stigma and discrimination experienced by indigenous peoples living with HIV or having TB at work
13 December 2019
Indigenous peoples living with HIV or having TB face double discrimination. Being an LGBT indigenous person adds another layer to this. Barriers to accessing health services, denial of the right to work and discrimination in employment settings are highlighted in a new ILO study undertaken by the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, the secretariat of the International Indigenous HIV & AIDS Working Group. Read more…
10 December 2019
This publication provides an overview of the gaps and challenges in six sub-Saharan African countries (Liberia, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia). By providing a picture of front-line prevention and treatment policies, this working paper assesses the socio-economic consequences of low antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage as well as the key role of the health workforce in international testing and treatment targets (90-90-90). The impact of HIV on caregivers’ working status and their employment opportunities is also reviewed through an empirical analysis.
29 November 2019
ILO’s VCT@WORK is saving lives by adopting innovative approaches to reach out to workers in the formal as well as informal economy. The new report, released ahead of the World AIDs Day 2019 , shows that workplace offers immense opportunities of scaling up HIV testing services, particularly for men who are not yet adequately covered. Read more…
05 June 2019
HIV related stigma and discrimination are particularly pronounced in three areas, employment, access to medical treatment and confidentiality, according to ILO reports of 2011. Employment discrimination is one of the greatest concerns of People Living with HIV in China today.
HIV Stigma and Discrimination in the World of Work: Findings from the People Living with HIV Stigma Index
26 July 2018
Although access to effective HIV antiretroviral treatments has improved significantly – enabling people living with HIV to live long and productive lives including working and contributing to society in many different ways – people living with HIV continue to face discrimination in relation to work in terms of finding employment, keeping jobs and furthering career progression. This brief provides a snapshot of the prevalence of discrimination against people living with HIV in workplace settings: a practice that is evident across countries and regions.
24 May 2018
Bringing together health data, in particular HIV prevalence data, with labour force, economic and demographic data, the report sets out social and economic impacts on workers and their households for 2005, 2010 and 2015, as well as projections for 2020.
28 November 2017
Migrants’ access to health and HIV services can be improved only by adopting a human rights-based approach in the governance of the entire migration process. This new publication, released ahead of the World AIDS Day, analyses the interplay between fair labour migration policies, effective responses to HIV and broader health goals to be addressed in countries of origin, transit and destination; and presents a framework for action.
Report as of December 2016
17 October 2017
30 November 2016
This guide aims to explain the concept of reasonable adjustments (“reasonable accommodation”) and provide practical step-by-step guidance on how and when these should be provided in the workplace.
14 July 2016
This brief is intended for SMEs and a wide range of stakeholders who work with SMEs with a view to strengthening their response to HIV and AIDS.