News and articles on domestic work

  1. News

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    A returnee raised her income and improved her skills

    26 July 2023

    Migrant workers who lack proper information usually end up extending their stay, despite their visas having expired, putting them in danger of being classified as irregular/undocumented migrants. Migrants are even more vulnerable in such situations and face numerous challenges, including labour rights violations, abuses, and exploitation.

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    Closing the Gender Data Gap on Unpaid Domestic and Care Work

    25 July 2023

    The ILO, UN Foundation, and Data 2X partnered to launch a programme of technical assistance to African countries on the collection, processing, and analysis of statistics on own use provision of service work (colloquially termed unpaid domestic and care work)

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    Is domestic work care work?

    16 June 2023

    Following the COVID-19 pandemic many countries are re-evaluating the status, pay and conditions of their care workers. So, why are domestic workers, whose work often includes care, often being left out of this process?