News

2012

  1. Press release

    ILO reports on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    25 May 2012

    The ILO has issued a report on the worldwide situation concerning its fundamental principles and rights of work – freedom of association and collective bargaining, forced and child labour and discrimination.

  2. Presentation

    Presentation: Addressing Child Labour in the Shrimp and Seafood Processing Areas in Thailand

    03 May 2012

  3. Presentation

    Presentation: Dealing with Labour Issues in Export Supply Chains – Labour Rights and CSR – The Case of Thailand

    03 May 2012

  4. Presentation

    Agenda: Workshop on labour disputes and settlement in the public service area.

    03 May 2012

  5. Presentation

    National Action Plan on elimination of the worst forms of child labour in Uganda - 2012/13-2016/17 - Launch presentation

    01 May 2012

  6. Press release

    Examining conditions of domestic workers and child domestic workers in Nusa Tenggara Timur

    26 March 2012

    Despite of the importance of the role of domestic workers, domestic work is still not recognized as work. Since their work is done in private households, which are not considered work places in many countries, their employment relationship is not addressed in national labour laws or other legislation, denying them recognition as workers entitled to labour protection.

  7. Press release

    Examining conditions of domestic workers and child domestic workers in North Sumatra

    21 March 2012

    The great majority of domestic workers are female with low educational levels; they mainly come from poor families in rural communities. Apart from adult domestic workers, one of the most common child labour forms found in Indonesia is child domestic labour.

  8. Press release

    Examining conditions of domestic workers and child domestic workers in South Sulawesi

    19 March 2012

    To address issues related to domestic workers and child domestic workers and as an effort to provide recognition to domestic workers, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and SmartFM Makassar, a leading radio station in Makassar, will organize an interactive talkshow, “Problems and Solutions on Domestic Workers and Child Domestic Workers in South Sulawesi” on Monday, 19 March 2012, at Krakatau Ballroom, Horison Hotel, Makassar, South Sulawesi.

  9. Press release

    Examining conditions of domestic workers and child domestic workers in West Java

    15 March 2012

    According to an ILO study in 2004, there were an estimated 2,593,399 domestic workers in Indonesia; of these, 1.4 million domestic workers were estimated to work in Java alone. The great majority of domestic workers are female with low educational levels; they mainly come from poor families in rural communities in Indonesia.

  10. News

    Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon visited the National Centre of Adult Education in Dushanbe

    15 March 2012

    The centre provides vocational education training for people of different age, mainly for those unemployed and labour migrants on 48 professions and occupations that are on demand on the labour market.