Feature stories

This is a list of official ILO feature stories issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each stories. The most recent stories is at the top.

2024

  1. © ILO/Pichit Phromkade 2024

    Parjiyati, a former migrant worker who empowers others with key migration information

    15 January 2024

    As one of the network leaders at the Integrated Gender Responsiveness-One-Roof Integrated Service (LTSA-MRC), Parjiyati dedicates herself to ensure safe and fair labour migration for others.

2023

  1. Indonesian migrant workers' precariousness in sea-based sectors

    18 December 2023

    An opinion editorial by Mi Zhou, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO Ship to Shore Rights Southeast Asia programme, published by the Antara News on 18 December.

  2. A mission of a person with disability to create an inclusive working environment

    04 December 2023

    Eko Ramaditya Adikara, also known as Rama, never ceases to create and promote a more inclusive working environment. As an ILO consultant, he encourages business associations to collaborate with the Indonesian Business and Disability Network (IBDN).

  3. Young female entrepreneur strives to transform her life for a better future

    28 November 2023

    Leaving her unfortunate experience behind, Ana Paula de Jesus da Silva, who took part in ILO’s Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead) training programme, is determined to continue expanding her business for a better future.

  4. “It is time for us to go public and we are all the same.”

    27 November 2023

    The ILO’s inclusive trade fair provides the opportunity for LGBTI business group to exhibit their talents and products. The government of Timor-Leste supports the inclusive effort to leave no one behind.

  5. © ILO 2024

    Childcare allows an informal, working mother to care and support her family

    20 November 2023

    This is the life journey of Siti Riyanti, a working mother of two who has been able to support her family and take care of her sons with the support of a quality, affordable childcare service.

  6. © ILO 2024

    A company-based childcare service improves workers’ loyalty and productivity

    09 November 2023

    The ILO, together with its social partners, conducts a visit to Tunas Cinta childcare service in Mojokerto District in East Java to learn about challenges and opportunities in providing a greater access to childcare for Indonesian workers nationwide.

  7. © ILO/Gita Lingga 2024

    From a stay-at-home mother to a trade union leader

    28 September 2023

    The ILO’s women leadership training programme has inspired a female union leader to continue fighting for the union recognition and labour rights of her fellow workers.

  8. An Indonesian student warns her community of the risks of forced labour at sea

    28 June 2023

    The communications trainings of the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme have inspired a 20-year-old communications student to campaign about labour rights of fishers in her fishing community to break the longstanding myth about working at sea.

  9. © Feri Latief / ILO 2024

    I help transgender women claim their rights

    17 May 2023

    Echi is a transgender woman and activist from Indonesia who has faced discrimination and stigmatization for much of her life. She has helped 75 transgender women obtain national identity cards so they can access social protection, including health care and employment insurance.