Video and audio stories

  1. Institutional barriers for people with disabilities still an obstacle, says ILO

    03 December 2012

    Around 85 million people with disabilities live in China and despite progress made over the past 30 years, there are many challenges to ensure their equality and dignity. ILO Beijing Director Ann Herbert appeared on CCTV's 'Dialogue' saying that infrastructure and institutional barriers must be improved in China. She also noted that cultural barriers must be broken down to create an inclusive society.

  2. The Green Business Option in China

    12 September 2012

    A film on the Green Business Option, a Green Jobs Initiative project in China. It includes stories on: the use of LED lighting to save energy in Chengdu, Sichuan; recycling used clothes by transforming them into handicrafts in Chendu, Sichuan ; recycling used books at a university in Nanjing; and recycling musical instruments in Nanjing. This film was produced in February 2011.

  3. Green Business Option, Green Jobs Initiative Project in China

    30 September 2011

    A film on the Green Business Option, Green Jobs Initiative project in China. It includes stories on: LED light to save energy at auniversity in Chengdu, Sichuan; recycling used clothes into handicraft, Chendu, Sichuan ; recycling used books at a university in Nanjing; and recycling musical instruments in Nanjing. February 2011, 13 minutes.

  4. Never Abandon, Never Give Up

    22 July 2009

    The ILO project has developed a range of behaviour change communication materials including a short, Charlie Chaplin style film to encourage stigma reduction and condom promotion. The film "Never Abandon, Never Give Up" stars leading Chinese actor Wang Baoqiang, himself a former migrant construction worker in Beijing. The film tells the story of a famous actor who visits his "hometown fellow" who has HIV and is facing isolation from his coworkers.

  5. Financial crisis threatens progress on child labour in Mongolia

    12 June 2009

    A new report from the International Labour Office warns that the global financial and economic crisis could push an increasing number of children, particularly girls, into child labour. Eliminating child labour in developing countries like Mongolia will depend on keeping access to education open to children, especially girls who are vulnerable in times of economic downturn.

  6. Combating HIV/AIDS on the big screen in China

    15 April 2009

    It's the biggest movement of people in history. According to official estimates some 200 million people in China are migrant workers – that is about 15 per cent of the country's population. And what is more they are amongst the most vulnerable to contracting HIV/AIDS.

  7. PREVENTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN CHINA

    07 December 2005

    While China’s economy booms, many workers leave the countryside to make money in the cities or even abroad. The ILO’s Mekong Project to Combat Trafficking aims to raise awareness of the problem and teach about safe migration.