Public Service Announcements

December 2018

  1. Mrunal Thakur tells harrowing real-life story of forced prostitution

    10 December 2018

    Actress and model Mrunal Thakur voices the real-life story of a rural girl trapped in forced prostitution in the city. The artist supports the 50 for Freedom campaign led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners to end modern slavery.

November 2018

  1. Freida Pinto gives a voice to a girl trapped in modern slavery

    30 November 2018

    The actress Freida Pinto voices the real-life story of a girl trapped in bonded labour, working in a brick kiln with her family since she was 13. Freida Pinto is one of the world renowned artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery, led by the International Labour Organization and its partners.

September 2018

  1. The ILO since 1919: Helping seafarers find fair and decent work

    28 September 2018

    Since 1919, the International Labour Organization has built a system of international labour standards, including the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which established minimum working and living standards for all seafarers.

January 2018

  1. What to expect from the global jobs market in 2018

    22 January 2018

    The new report World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2018 examines the current state of the labour market, making global and regional projections of unemployment, vulnerable employment and working poverty.

December 2016

  1. Wagner Moura urges to join the global movement to help put an end to modern slavery

    02 December 2016

    On the occasion of International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, ILO Goodwill Ambassador, Wagner Moura, explains why we should all commit to help end modern slavery by joining the ILO’s 50 for Freedom campaign. This video has been realised by the ILO and Viacom International Media Networks, The Americas.

August 2016

  1. Zambian musician Lindiwe Bungane gives voice to victim of modern slavery

    11 August 2016

    Zambian musician, Lindiwe Bungane, tells the real-life story of Thandi, a migrant domestic worker trapped in modern slavery. This video has been produced in support of the ILO’s 50 for Freedom campaign.

July 2016

  1. Tricked and trafficked: A harrowing real-life story

    30 July 2016

    Listen to Gulnara’s story of being trafficked into forced prostitution – as told by actress Robin Wright, for the 50 For Freedom campaign to end modern slavery.

  2. "My manager’s support made me confident to take the HIV test"

    14 July 2016

    Actress, Mariana Renata, voices the real-life story of Yohana, a plantation worker from Indonesia who found out she was HIV positive after getting tested at work. She’s kept her job, is receiving treatment, and with her manager supporting her, Yohana says she’s lucky. This public service announcement of the ILO is produced under the voluntary counselling and testing for workers ‒ the VCT@WORK Initiative.

June 2016

  1. Joaquin Furriel tells the real-life story of a couple trapped in forced labour

    30 June 2016

    Argentinian actor, Joaquin Furriel, voices the real-life story of a man who along with his wife is trapped in forced labour. Furriel is one of several artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, being led by the International Labour Organization.

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.