Feature articles

2021

  1. Decent work along the supply chains: Nurturing women’s entrepreneurship in Nepal

    03 August 2021

    A step towards formalization of women-led, small and micro home-based enterprises in Nepal’s supply chains helps business and workers alike.

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    Sustainable cotton farming brings better lives for farmers and their families

    02 August 2021

    ILO is working with global fashion giant Inditex to reduce the vulnerability of cotton-farming families in India so that children can experience their childhood without work and the families are able to support themselves.

  3. 10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?

    29 July 2021

    Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.

  4. Teamwork begins by building trust

    02 June 2021

    This impact story captures ILO's efforts towards creating a multi-stakeholder platform for achieving SDG Target 8.7

  5. Safety in practice: preventing workplaces from COVID-19

    02 June 2021

    Extending its support beyond the technical advise, ILO-India reached out to workers and enterprises directly to ensure ‘Safety and Health at Workplace during COVID-19’

  6. We need a human-centred recovery, with justice and equity

    01 May 2021

    Message on the occasion of International Labour Day from Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India

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    High time we make safety our priority

    01 February 2021

    COVID-19 has reinforced the need for resilient national Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) systems to be in place. To mark Safe Day 2021, Mr Satoshi Sasaki, ILO’s Deputy Director for Decent Work Technical Support team in South Asia and Country Office for India explains what they are and what needs to be done.

  8. Entrepreneurship in the time of COVID-19

    01 February 2021

    COVID-19 has closed the door on many face-to-face entrepreneurship opportunities. In India, an ILO business programme has gone online to help small-scale entrepreneurs get businesses up and running.

2020

  1. A Policy Framework For India’s Covid-19 Migration

    19 May 2020

    Shabari Nair, Regional Migration Expert and Divya Verma, Programme Officer with ILO DWT South Asia and India wrote together a column providing outline for the country’s migration policy framework.

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    Five ways to protect health workers during the COVID-19 crisis

    01 April 2020

    Health workers and systems are playing a crucial role in the global fight against COVID-19 and special measures are needed to support and protect them.