News on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

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    Facing rapid changes in the world of work, labour statisticians meet to update measurement of key concepts of labour statistics

    11 October 2023

    The International Conference of Labour Statisticians, the global standard-setting body for labour market statistics, is meeting at the ILO to review new trends and requirements in data gathering and usage, and methods for measuring key indicators related to advancing social justice.

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    Norway ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    09 October 2023

    Norway becomes the 33rd country in the world to ratify Convention No. 190.

  3. Polibatam exhibits good practices in creating a safe, inclusive and fair campus environment

    07 October 2023

    The commitment of the Batam State Polytechnic (Polibatam), with support from the ILO, to establish a safe, inclusive and fair campus environment has been recognized by the Indonesian government. Polibatam has been invited to demonstrate its good practices in a three-day event.

  4. Timor-Leste and Indonesia collaborate to improve Timorese labour inspectors on violence and harassment at work

    29 September 2023

    The ILO training, with support from the Indonesian labour inspectors, strengthens the capacity of Timorese labour inspectors and mediators on the prevention and handling violence and harassment at work. The training concludes with the recommendation to ratify the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.

  5. Papua New Guinea ratifies ILO Conventions on labour inspection, tripartite consultation and violence and harassment in the workplace

    27 September 2023

    Papua New Guinea has now ratified 26 Conventions including eight fundamental conventions.

  6. ILO and Statistics Indonesia strengthen the capacity of inter-ministerial for One Data Indonesia on International Migration

    22 August 2023

    The capacity building programme of Statistics Indonesia and the ILO aims to strengthen the capacity of inter-ministerial and agencies in managing Indonesia’s gender responsive one data on international migration statistics, including labour migration and indicator 10.7.1 of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on recruitment cost.

  7. Indonesian young workers are still vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and have limited access to social protection

    14 August 2023

    The joint study of ILO and YARSI University maps the vulnerability of young workers to HIV/AIDS and their access to social protection. The study recommends expanding the access of young workers to HIV education programme and social protection.

  8. Innovative HIV e-Learning benefits companies in strengthening HIV workplace programme

    08 August 2023

    The e-Learning platform for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS at the Workplace programme has benefited hundreds of companies. The platform is jointly developed by the ILO and its social partners to improve the existing Manpower Ministry’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) platform.

  9. Uganda ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    07 August 2023

    Uganda becomes the 32nd country in the world, and the 8th country in Africa, to ratify Convention No. 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

  10. HIV self-testing at workplace can contribute to end the HIV epidemic

    04 August 2023

    Relevant stakeholders, facilitated by the ILO, share their experiences, lessons learnt and challenges in the implementation of HIV self-testing at workplace in Indonesia.

  11. Launched, a series of HIV innovative interventions at workplace in Indonesia

    01 August 2023

    The ILO and its social partners join forces to develop and implement a series of HIV innovative interventions to support Indonesia achieving the triple 95s goals and strengthening its HIV/AIDS national programme.

  12. National partners take ownership of the ILO training manual on soft skills and financial management for migrant workers

    27 July 2023

    The training manual of the ILO’s Safe and Fair programme has been adopted by relevant national partners to enhance the education and skill development programme for Indonesia migrant workers.

  13. Germany ratifies Convention C190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

    19 June 2023

    Germany becomes the 31st country in the world, and the 9th country in Europe, to ratify the International Labour Organization Convention on Violence and Harassment.

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    Belgium ratifies ILO Convention on violence and harassment in the world of work

    15 June 2023

    Belgium becomes the 30th country in the world, and the sixth in the European Union, to ratify Convention No. 190.

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    Australia ratifies Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment at work and Convention No. 138 on Minimum Age

    14 June 2023

    Australia has now ratified ten of the eleven fundamental instruments

  16. ILO supports industry-led skills development for Indonesia’s maritime economy through the pilot development of Sectoral Skills Committees

    31 May 2023

    Through a programme funded by the UK government, the ILO has been promoting the involvement and engagement of industries through Sectoral Skills Committees to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in Indonesia’ ocean-based economy.

  17. ILO supports polytechnics through international partnerships to develop an inclusive, competitive and sustainable Indonesian maritime workforce

    23 May 2023

    Through a programme funded by UK government, the ILO has been partnering with the Indonesian polytechnics, industry and international academic institutions to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in maritime sector.

  18. Life experiences help Filipino workers avoid pitfalls of migration

    17 May 2023

    Two women who have survived violence and discrimination help Overseas Filipino Workers and their families through the Migrant Worker Resource Centre.

  19. Timor-Leste commemorates Labour Day with a long march to promote decent work and the ratification of ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    05 May 2023

    A long march in Timor-Leste on Labour Day was not only to promote decent work but also to create a world of work free from violence and harassment through the ratification of ILO Convention No. 190.

  20. Indonesian trade unions unite to promote safer working environment from digital violence and harassment

    25 April 2023

    The ILO raises the awareness of Indonesian trade union confederations to be part of the actions to create workplaces that are free from violence and harassment, including online gender-based violence.