Feature articles

2017

  1. ILO and PMGSY – Road to ending poverty and creating prosperity

    20 January 2017

    ILO is associated with the Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) programme in India to enhance rural road connectivity and its maintenance.

2016

  1. SIYB training helped me launch my own business

    04 October 2016

    ILO's flagship programme on micro and small enterprise development is helping to create millions of jobs worldwide. This is currently being implemented in several Indian states and in over 100 countries worldwide.

  2. Making SMEs productive and competitive to create more and better quality jobs in India

    08 September 2016

    The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector of India plays a critical role in driving the country’s growth engine. But is the sector working fine? ILO- SCORE training programme equips MSMEs with critical factory management practices to improve their efficiency and productivity.

  3. Towards Decent Work – Workers take action

    02 August 2016

    Nearly 92 per cent of the Indian labour force is employed in the informal economy. It is crucial that workers learn about their rights so as to protect themselves from exploitation. However, for the future of work in India -- formalization is the step in right direction.

  4. Working with dignity and freedom

    14 July 2016

    Anupa talks about how informed migration, fair recruitment practices can play a pivotal role in ensuring decent work for many migrant women workers like her.

  5. Trafficking of women, chasing away our own demons and women’s rights

    16 March 2016

    This blog explores the links between migration and poverty through research, capacity building and policy engagement as part of the Migrating out of Poverty RPC - a DFID-funded research consortium with partners in Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Singapore and South Africa.

  6. HIV and AIDS in India: Voluntary testing of workers reaches 1.3 million in five states

    24 February 2016

    Recently released figures show the ILO’s programme of combatting HIV and AIDS through workplaces in India continues to deliver strong results.

  7. Building better morale boosts company competitiveness

    01 February 2016

    An ILO programme builds trust and improves working conditions through dialogue and workplace consultation. Businesses benefit as a result.

2015

  1. © B. Patel / ILO 2021

    Labour migration: The dark side of the coin

    29 July 2015

    A new ILO study exposes the pitfalls of labour migration for women domestic workers both within India and abroad and provides policy-makers and service providers with deeper insight into the nature of forced labour and trafficking in the region.

  2. Looking over the fence: HIV/AIDS workplace programmes in India

    29 June 2015

    How the ILO supports companies in India to adopt workplace HIV/AIDS programmes benefitting workers and their families and communities.