The ILO Global HIV Discrimination in the World of Work survey
01 December 2021
The ILO has joined forces with Gallup to carry out a groundbreaking global survey covering 50 countries that sheds further light on the causes of the persistence of HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the world of work.
HIV discrimination in the world of work
Stigma and discrimination remain major issues for workers with HIV/AIDS
30 November 2021
A report by the International Labour Organization and the opinion poll company, Gallup, reveals persistent HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the world of work.
ILO and Gallup to publish new report on HIV/AIDS discrimination
25 November 2021
Entrepreneurial skills empower women of East Nusa Tenggara to build businesses
04 November 2021
Women in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) benefit from the ILO training programmes held with its partners. The women participants are able to increase their incomes and realize their dreams. These are the stories of Bibi Dida and Semaya Atamai.
A young entrepreneur rises above the COVID-19 pandemic
21 October 2021
Through the ILO’s enterpreneurship training programmes, a young entrepreneur in South Sulawesi is able to rebuild his business. The programmes are part of the UN joint programme focusing on employment and livelihoods.
Launched, the good practice video on trade unions’ actions to prevent HIV at workplace
08 October 2021
The ILO recently launched a new good practice video highlighting the important roles of trade unions in the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS at the workplace.
Digital skills provide bright opportunities in COVID-hit Indonesia
08 October 2021
ILO-sponsored e-commerce training, offered as part of a UN joint programme, is empowering participants and small business owners to expand their reach and market.
A young entrepreneur builds an innovative business from traditional food
23 September 2021
As part of the joint UN programme, the ILO provides an entrepreneurship training to help youth and other vulnerable groups to build and improve their businesses in the midst of pandemic.
A study on medical insurance coverage for people living with HIV in selected multinational insurance companies in Malaysia
05 May 2021
Thanks to advances in antiretroviral treatment, people living with HIV are living healthy and productive lives. In some countries, among others Malaysia, people living with HIV are denied insurance coverage because of their HIV status. This study, undertaken by the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) with the support of the ILO, provides evidence and makes a compelling argument for inclusion of HIV in public and private health insurance not just in Malaysia but in other parts of the world.
Protecting human rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the context of HIV and sexual orientation in Ukraine
19 April 2021
Asylum seekers and refugees are entitled to all the rights and fundamental freedoms spelled out in international human rights instruments. This includes the right to protection if they have HIV, TB or identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or questioning (LGBTIQ). In 2020, the UNHCR and ILO, with support from UNAIDS, implemented a virtual capacity-building project targeting the staff of the State Migration Service (SMS) in Ukraine that deals with refugees and asylum seekers.