News and articles

  1. Nepali slaves in the Middle East

    14 April 2011

    A video on Nepalese workers trafficked to Middle East. Unscrupulous recruitment agents take huge sums of money from them. Once at destination they are forced to work in appalling conditions. Many are abused by their employers and some may never return alive. Funded by Anti-Slavery International and the International Trade Union Confederation

  2. How Much Does Business Really Bring to HIV Response? Quantifying In-Kind and Financial Contributions of the Private Sector

    01 July 2010

  3. Employment Creation for People Living with HIV and AIDS: Lessons Learned from Nepal

    01 July 2010

  4. Extra earnings to repay loan and educate children; I am free; & Promotion on entrepreneurship in the hill district

    29 January 2009

    Three short stories on three persons in Nepal who benefited from earning extra income under the project of Kamala Irrigation Management Division and ILO Employment Creation and Peace Building based on Local Economic Development (EmPLED)

  5. Moving from poverty to prosperity – women show the smart way

    10 November 2008

    ILO global gender campaign. The Expansion of Employment Opportunities for Women (EEOW), run by the International Labour Organization (ILO) with funding from the Government of Japan has been operating in Cambodia and Viet Nam since 2002 and specializes in training women on their rights and in techniques for increasing their income – including better agricultural methods, handicraft production, or managing their own businesses.

  6. Meeting the challenges of HIV and AIDS workplace policies & programmes in companies with educated workforce

    01 August 2008

  7. Workplace Policies on HIV and AIDS and the Right to Non-discrimination: Pilot Initiatives in Nepal

    01 August 2008

  8. The role of Nepalese Trade Unions in the fight against HIV/AIDS among the migrant workers

    01 August 2008

  9. Innovative Ways to Target the Invisible: HIV/AIDS Education for Transport Workers

    01 August 2008

  10. International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2007 - The “Khoriya” farming system in Nepal: Promoting socially and environmentally sustainable development

    07 August 2007

    A significant number of indigenous communities in Nepal practice shifting cultivation, as it is often the only viable way to farm the steep slopes they inhabit. Nevertheless, as in many other countries across Asia, indigenous peoples in Nepal face a hostile policy environment that either discourages such traditional farming systems or ignores its existence all together. Two ILO Conventions on indigenous and tribal peoples and discrimination in employment and occupation are being put to work in the field. ILO intern Niskua Kinid, part Kuna Indian from Panama and part Swedish Sami, reports on the situation in Nepal.