Public Service Announcements

December 2015

  1. Turn disability into something unique, says actor R.J Mitte

    03 December 2015

    ‘Breaking Bad’ actor, R.J Mitte, urges people to have a positive perspective on disability. In a video message for the International Labour Organization, to mark International Day for Persons with Disabilities, Mitte says disability can be an opportunity to learn and grow.

  2. Sharon Stone joins push to end AIDS-related discrimination at work

    01 December 2015

    Star joins forces with the ILO on World AIDS Day 2015 by telling the true story of a woman forced to resign from her job for being HIV-positive.

October 2015

  1. David Oyelowo gives voice to victim trapped in modern slavery

    20 October 2015

    As part of the global launch of the International Labour Organization’s 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, Selma actor, David Oyelowo, voices the real-life story of a man tricked and trapped into slavery. Oyelowo is one of several Hollywood artists who are supporting the campaign, led by the ILO, which launches on 20 October.

  2. Robin Wright tells harrowing real-life story of forced prostitution

    20 October 2015

    House of Cards actress, Robin Wright, voices the harrowing real-life story of a woman tricked and trapped into forced prostitution. Wright is one of several Hollywood artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, being led by the International Labour Organization, which launches on 20 October.

  3. Wagner Moura tells the real-life story of a modern-day slave

    20 October 2015

    The International Labour Organization's Goodwill Ambassador, actor, Wagner Moura, voices the real-life story of a victim of forced labour, in support of the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery. The campaign aims to persuade governments to ratify a new international treaty - the Forced Labour Protocol - which is designed to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery for good.

January 2015

  1. Domestic workers' rights: Let's keep the momentum

    26 January 2015

    Very few of the estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide are covered by labour laws. In 2011, the ILO's Member States adopted the Domestic Workers' Convention (N°189) to protect their rights, promote equality of opportunity and treatment, and improve working and living conditions. So far, 17 countries have ratified this convention. Let's keep the momentum!

December 2014

  1. Olympic Gold Medallist Greg Louganis marks World AIDS Day 2014

    01 December 2014

    Olympic diver Greg Louganis shows his support for the ILO's work to end HIV-related discrimination in the workplace and to promote early testing and treatment. In his message for World AIDS Day 2014, Louganis shares his own personal story on living with HIV. “Thanks to the early treatment, HIV has not affected my zest for life, and my passion for sports,” he says.

  2. Zimbabwe: Fighting for her life and her job

    01 December 2014

    Forced to reveal her HIV status at work, Gloria’s story – as told by actress Ratidzo Mambo - is one of courage. People living with HIV often face stigma and discrimination at work and in their everyday lives. Many of those affected are not able to tell their own stories.

  3. India: I chose to live

    01 December 2014

    Actress Kavi Ladnier shares the story of Seema who only learned about the importance of early HIV testing when her son became gravely ill. People living with HIV often face stigma and discrimination at work and in their everyday lives. Many of those affected are not able to tell their own stories.

  4. Jordan – A new life alone

    01 December 2014

    Actor Junes Zahdi introduces Khaled who stands to lose the only place he’s ever called home because of his HIV status. People living with HIV often face stigma and discrimination at work and in their everyday lives. Many of those affected are not able to tell their own stories.