10 - 11 May 2012
Technical meeting within the framework of the Africa-EU Partnership on Migration, Mobility and Employment (MME. The ILO will address issues pertaining to challenges and initiatives of protection of the rights of female migrants and domestic workers as well as the Social Protection Floor Initiative.
Awareness-Raising Activity on the Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers: Series of Thematic Discussions on Migrant Workers Issue
13 - 27 March 2012
For this particular program, ILO Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers and SMART FM opt 3 (three) topics for series of discussions on the issue of labour migration. The topics are Policy development, Economic Empowerment of Indonesian Migrant Workers and the Rights of Health: HIV/AIDS related issues on Labour Migration.
Provincial Awareness Raising Events: Media Briefings and Broadcast Events on Decent Work for Domestic Workers
7 - 26 March 2012
To address these issues, it is crucial for the media to focus and influence attitudes on domestic workers’ conditions among decision-makers, employers and the public in general.
5 October 2011
As the second largest sending country, some 700.000 documented Indonesian migrant workers leave the country for work abroad, primarily in East and South East Asia as well as the Middle East. Of these, 78 per cent work as domestic workers. In 2009, around 4.3 million Indonesians were estimated to be working abroad.
2 - 5 October 2011
As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the ILO in collaboration with Sim Chi Yin, a Singaporean photojournalist who is now based in Beijing, China, have developed a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers.”
Launch of Photo Essay on Migrant Workers - “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers”
29 September 2011
As an effort to document the lives and migration experiences of Indonesian migrant domestic workers, the International Labour Organization (ILO) is going to launch a photo essay titled “The Long Road Home: Journeys of Indonesian Migrant Workers” in Jakarta.
7 - 9 August 2011
The programme will include sessions on international labour standards and conventions relating to human trafficking and forced labour, domestic law and amendments on the subject, prosecutions, victims and psychological impact etc. This programme is being developed in consultation with the Ministry of Justice and the Judges Training Institute.
20 July - 10 August 2011
National Stakeholder Workshop on Protecting Indonesian Migrant Workers and Their Families against Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS Vulnerabilities
19 July 2011
Migrant workers, particularly women migrant workers, are disproportionately at risk of becoming infected by HIV. This is evident through the increased number of HIV cases recorded among migrant workers. The Association of Hospital and Medical Center for Indonesian Manpower, HIPTEK, reported 174 HIV cases among 162.000 prospective migrant workers tested at 10 big health test centres in 2010. The NGO Caring of Migrant Workers reported handling 50 HIV cases among deported migrant workers in 2010.
11 May 2011
A special event by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV)