14 March 2014
People with disabilities are the world's largest minority group (1 billion people — 15% of the world's population; of which 785 million are of working age). They face many barriers to employment, including physical, information and attitudinal barriers. Stereotypes and misconceptions prevent them from accessing jobs because these often focus on their disability instead of ability, when in fact they can and do work. This short video aims to raise awareness about the benefits of employing people with disabilities.
10 February 2014
In search of a job to support his family, a man accepts an offer from a recruiter and signs a contract for what looks like a good job with decent wages. Once at destination, the reality is very different.
23 October 2013
The ILO announced its global campaign to stop child labour at the closing of the Third Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia. Washington Wizards player Josh Childress holds up the Red Card, now you hold up yours!
10 October 2013
The ILO announced its global campaign to stop child labour at the closing of the Third Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia. Cher holds up the Red Card, now you hold up yours!
10 October 2013
The ILO announced its global campaign to stop child labour at the closing of the III Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia. Wagner holds up the Red Card with Cher, Tim Roth, Susan Sarandon, and other artists, athletes and activists. It is time for you to hold up yours!
08 October 2013
To mark the III Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia (8-10 October), renowned Brazilian artists Wagner Moura, Camila Pitanga, Gilberto Miranda, Priscilla Camargo, Osmar Prado, Bete Mendes and Dira Paes team up with the ILO and its campaign to stop child labour now by holding up THEIR Red Cards. (in Portuguese with English subtitles)
28 August 2013
Actor and film director Tim Roth spearheads ILO campaign to show the red card to child labour, to raise awareness of the approximately 200 million girls and boys in child labour around the world.
09 August 2013
To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on 9 August 2013, actress and activist Q'Orianka Kilcher has teamed up with the ILO to speak up for the right of the 370 million indigenous peoples across the world to live and work in dignity.
18 July 2013
The International Labour Organization and MTV have launched a campaign to promote good practices that support young people in accessing decent work. The campaign invites organizations implementing programmes on youth employment to submit their practices for a chance to promote them on MTV Agents of Change. Please note that the deadline to submit proposals has been extended until 15 October 2013! To learn more about the prizes and how to participate, visit: http://www.youthpractices.org
21 May 2013
In March 2013 the tripartite constituents of the ILO - government, employers and workers - developed a National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety for the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh. It came about after two devastating fires at ready-made garment factories in 2012 and early 2013 killed 120 workers and injured many others. One of the activities in the Plan of Action, is to develop and deliver mass worker education tools, such as this video, to promote safety and health in the ready-made garments sector.