Publications on HIV/AIDS

July 2016

  1. Brief

    HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing at work: Report 2015

    13 July 2016

    ILO report on the VCT@WORK Initiative—voluntary counselling and testing for workers- launched in partnership with UNAIDS, in June 2013.

March 2016

  1. Publication

    Educated Empowered Inspired - Transforming lives through the response to HIV and AIDS in East and Southern Africa

    16 March 2016

    Poverty, gender inequality and social exclusion continue to pose major challenges to HIV prevention efforts. Between 2011 and 2016, the ILO, in partnership with Sida, implemented an innovative economic empowerment programme amongst hard-to -reach populations in transport corridors and vulnerable communities in Southern and East Africa, with the aim of reducing their vulnerability to the HIV epidemic. This publication presents the outcomes of this innovative approach and the effects it had on its beneficiaries.

December 2015

  1. Publication

    Protect Rights, Prevent HIV!

    17 December 2015

    Getting to Zero at Work: Inspirational voices from workers

November 2015

  1. Publication

    HIV and AIDS: Guidelines for the retail sector

    30 November 2015

    The ILO has developed these guidelines to help stakeholders in the retail sector to strengthen their response to HIV and AIDS.

March 2015

  1. Inspirational voices

    AIDS is Everyone's Business!

    16 March 2015

    This publication is a collection of messages of support of the "Getting to zero at work" campaign and the VCT@WORK initiative, received from employers' organizations and the private sector over the past three years.

  2. Publication

    Respecting human rights in the implementation of the VCT initiative: operational guidelines

    02 March 2015

    This publication provides guidance on the protection of human rights in the implementation of the VCT@Work initiative — Voluntary Confidential Counselling and Testing initiative for workers. The guidelines have been developed by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), in consultation with the Inter-Agency Task Team on HIV and AIDS Workplace Policy/Programmes and Private Sector Engagement.

February 2015

  1. Publication

    Handbook on HIV and AIDS for labour inspectors

    12 February 2015

    GED/ILOAIDS develops a new Handbook, in collaboration with LABADMIN/OSH, to strengthen labour inspectors’ capacity to address HIV and AIDS —including discrimination, gender equality and occupational safety and health issues— in their day-to-day work.

  2. Publication

    Why should AIDS be part of the Africa Development Agenda?

    04 February 2015

    African leaders have the power to create a future of opportunity for their people by accelerating implementation of their commitment to ending AIDS in a new road map grounded in principles of social justice and inclusive growth.

July 2014

  1. Publication

    Leaving No One Behind: Reaching Key Populations through workplace action on HIV and AIDS

    15 July 2014

    This literature review was commissioned to contribute to the body of knowledge on reaching key populations with HIV services. It sought to demonstrate how the workplace and/or the workforce could be creatively used to increase access to HIV services for key populations.

June 2014

  1. Publication

    Access to and Effects of Social Protection on Workers living with HIV and their Households

    30 June 2014

    This report highlights the challenges faced by workers living with HIV and their households in accessing social protection programmes, examines the effects of such programmes on their lives and makes evidence-based recommendations.