Comment and analysis


  1. ILO Blog

    What’s it like to get tested for HIV at work?

    05 May 2015

    Voluntary testing and counselling for HIV is a proven strategy for combating the virus. But what's it like to take the test at work?

  2. Labour migration

    Migration: Closing the gap between perceptions and true facts

    29 April 2015

    How are migrants generally perceived? Are those perceptions correct? Read an interview with OECD Deputy Secretary-General Stefan Kapferer, who was the main speaker at the second thematic meeting of the Global Forum on Migration and Development.

  3. © AFP/Hector Mata 2015

    ILO Blog

    Farm workers walk a fine line between exploitation and forced labour

    26 March 2015

    The Head of ILO's Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour, Beate Andrees, writes about the new documentary "Food Chains", produced by actress Eva Longoria about the conditions of farmer workers in the United States.

  4. Article

    Women and the future of work: time to change the conversation

    06 March 2015

    In 1995, global leaders met in Beijing to adopt an ambitious roadmap for achieving gender equality in the years to come. Twenty years later, it's clear that while progress has been made, we're still a long way from reaching that goal.

  5. ILO Blog

    Want to tackle inequality? Shore up collective bargaining

    03 March 2015

    From the forums in Davos to the protests taking place on the streets: inequality is the defining challenge of our time. It hurts economic growth, denies workers their fair share and robs families of their hopes for a better future.

  6. © J. Maillard / ILO 2015

    Labour market

    A remedy for inequality

    24 February 2015

    Building and bolstering labour market institutions is crucial for reducing inequality because market forces alone will not do the job.

  7. © Lydie Nesvabda 2015

    ILO Blog

    Can cooperatives deliver more jobs and greater social inclusion in a changing world of work?

    18 February 2015

  8. ILO Blog

    The SMART way to show your love on Valentine’s Day

    13 February 2015

  9. Article

    4 things you should know about NEETs

    06 February 2015

    NEETs, young people who are not in employment, education or training have become shorthand for many of the woes facing today's young people. But how is it measured and who are we really talking about when we use it?

  10. © M. Crozet / ILO 2015

    ILO-UNCTAD book

    Transforming economies

    03 February 2015

    ILO-UNCTAD book uses case studies to probe how industrial policies can transform economies to create better jobs.