This is a list of official ILO feature stories issued by the ILO office in Jakarta and Timor-Leste. Some are available in multiple languages, indicated on the top of each stories. The most recent stories is at the top.
16 November 2022
After joining the ILO training of trainer on harassment, violence and HIV/AIDS vulnerability in the maritime sector, an Indonesian woman seafarer actively promotes the rights to be free from harassment and discrimination at sea.
28 October 2022
The ILO’s digital skills training and apprenticeship programmes have provided two young Indonesians with a better opportunity for skilled jobs in animation industry.
24 October 2022
Better Work Indonesia helps managers and workers to self-diagnose and resolve problems through training among other approaches.
18 October 2022
After 27 years working at sea, Sukarno’s working life remains the same— constant, hard work with few, short breaks. His hope is to work on land, close to his family.
10 October 2022
The risk assessment service provided by the ILO’s Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces has helped Indonesia small- and medium-sized enterprises survive the pandemic. Two resilient businesswomen shared their survival journeys.
Despite some improvements needed, Indonesia’s unemployment benefit helps laid-off workers during the transition period
26 September 2022
The ILO continues to support initiatives taken by the Indonesian government to improve its unemployment benefit programme (JKP). Two workers shared their stories participating in the JKP programme.
22 September 2022
A new book written by students and lecturers at an Indonesian polytechnic calls for an end to sexual violence and harassment on campus.
Persons with disabilities have the right for education and good quality of life: The inspiring journey of Elisa Maria da Costa
16 September 2022
Elisa Maria da Costa is one example of many persons with disabilities that can live life to the fullest. She shares her inspiring life journey during the ILO’s training programmes to be a living example that persons with disabilities only need to have equal opportunities in every aspect of life to realize their potentials.
31 August 2022
The ILO’s series of business coaching programme have empowered 394 transgender entrepreneurs. They do not only survive the pandemic, but also improve their business performance and increase their incomes.
01 August 2022
When COVID-19 struck Indonesia, Dekha Dewandana’s previously thriving ‘homestay’ tourism business was pushed to the verge of collapse. With the support of the ILO, his business survived and grew.