28 September 2012
After the break up of the Soviet Union, life for many people in Armenia changed radically and new opportunities opened up for many. But for people with disabilities, it was not the case. During the Soviet period, they found work inside a closed system of “social enterprises.” Now they are truly “invisible” in the workforce. The ILO’s pilot project in Armenia is breaking down old stereotypes about disability as well as the barriers that keep them from work.
29 June 2012
This video documents the inclusion of people with disabilities in skills training programmes supported by the ILO through the TVET Reform Project in Bangladesh.
11 December 2009
What began as an international financial crisis has turned into a global jobs meltdown. Unemployment is rising. The first episode of the BBC Survivor’s Guide To Work, co-produced with the ILO, looks at what the fall out from the crisis means for the millions of economic migrants who have left the countries of their birth in search of a better life.
01 December 2009
A film on the ILO's work in five countries in Africa. The ILO is the United Nations specialised agency for the world of work and cosponsor of UNAIDS. Within the UNAIDS family, the ILO is lead agency for workplace policies and programmes on HIV/AIDS. It has activities in all regions and in all sectors, from transport and agriculture to mining, hotels, and the public sector.
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.
06 August 2008
There are over fifty recognized groups of indigenous peoples in Nepal, who comprise about 40 per cent of the total population. They include the Bote people whose traditional way of life has been threatened ever since the lands where they lived and fished were turned into the Chitwan National Park and it was made illegal for them to enter. Nepal's ratification of the ILO Convention No. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples is a step forward towards the promotion and protection of rights for the Bote and other indigenous peoples.
24 July 2008
'Creating change' features success stories in addressing HIV/AIDS in the workplace with a special focus on behaviour change programmes. It highlights the key role of ministries of Labour, employers' and workers' organizations in creating an enabling environment by strengthening the national policy and legal framework to address stigma and discrimination, and support workplace interventions.
20 December 2007
In Moldova, desperation, poverty, and high unemployment make young girls and women easy prey for traffickers, who promise them well paid jobs abroad. In a co-production with Rockhopper TV, ILO TV tells the story of Maria, forced to work illegally in Russia.
18 December 2007
There are over a quarter of a million children who work in the cocoa plantations of West Africa. It's hazardous work, which exposes children to highly toxic pesticides. This episode of the BBC World TV series "Survivors Guide" goes to Cameroon, where the International Labour Organization has been working to eliminate child labour from cocoa production and help children return to school. Produced by Rockhopper TV in cooperation with the ILO.
10 January 2006
How does someone get caught in the trap of forced labour? From the rainforests of Peru to the meat factories of Germany, ILO TV tells the stories of men and women forced to labour, and shows what is being done globally to combat this modern day slavery.