Feature articles


  1. ILO hosts Conclave to promote sustainable enterprises and local sustainable development in India

    24 November 2023

    Policymakers and government officials from Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Korea and South Africa, along with other stakeholders integral to the MSME value chain and the ILO’s tripartite constituents, attended the event.

  2. Inclusion, care and support: Meet the Disability Inclusion Facilitators

    29 October 2023

    Disability Inclusion Facilitators are ensuring persons with disabilities get equal access to opportunities in an effort to advance social justice and decent work for all.

  3. Delhi Metro campaign advocates for domestic workers to be recognised as care workers

    11 July 2023

    Domestic workers play an invaluable role in providing essential direct and indirect care services to private households, which warrants their recognition in the care economy

  4. Skills training and financial empowerment: The antidote to child labour in India

    29 May 2023

    The ILO’s MAP16 project adopted a Convergence Model to empower rescued child labour and their families, socially and economically.


  1. OpEd: The Panchtantra of the future of work

    19 September 2022

    Looking at a fairer and more inclusive world of work, OpEd by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi.

  2. OpEd: The gender pay gap, hard truths and actions needed

    19 September 2022

    To mark International Day for Equal Pay, the ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi Director, Ms Dagmar Walter, and UN Women India Representative, Susan Ferguson, jointly authored this OpEd.

  3. Regional Director meets trade union leaders empowered to 'work in freedom'

    29 July 2022

    Ms Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, ILO’s Regional Director for Asia and Pacific, met the women working with the Work in Freedom programme, who shared their struggles and victories from the COVID-19 pandemic

  4. Fighting for rights and the future of ‘chikankari’

    01 June 2022

    From making beautiful embroideries to lending a helping hand to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uzma Jalees is determined that the rights of home-based workers should be recognized and indigenous artforms like Chikankari promoted.

  5. Getting children out of labour and back to learning

    30 May 2022

    The COVID-19 pandemic took millions of children, like Janny, out of school. The ILO helped them reconnect with their education, friends and future.

  6. Social dialogue for safe workplaces

    29 April 2022

    Opinion written by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India on World Safety and Health at Work Day, published in The Hindu