Feature articles


  1. 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.

  2. 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.


  1. © B. Patel / ILO 2022

    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.

  3. Why framing the discourse on human trafficking is important - some thoughts

    05 March 2015


  1. SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  2. Women at work – where we are, where we want to be

    08 March 2014

    To mark International Women’s Day, the ILO reflects on the progress that has been made and what still needs to be done to achieve gender equality in the workplace. Follow two women, an Indian CEO and a US school teacher, whose experiences shed an interesting light on the common challenges facing women across the globe.


  1. “We are not putting the business-as-usual lens on technical advice for India”

    25 September 2013

    says Tine Staermose, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Director for India in an interview with UNIC.

  2. India must have zero tolerance for workplace sexual harassment

    02 September 2013

    Sexual harassment is not just a violation of human rights, in the workplace it also damages productivity and professional relationships. Recent cases in India have drawn attention to the problem, but the ILO is working with employers and managers to address sexual harassment in the workplace and change attitudes.

  3. © Allan Dow/ILO 2022

    Convergence – A way to end child labour in India

    31 July 2013

    The ILO teams up with the local authorities to help remove and prevent children from entering child labour in urban and rural areas in five states.