Video and audio stories

2013

  1. Jobs crisis must be at centre of World Economic Forum discussion, says ILO

    25 January 2013

    New ILO figures show global unemployment is rising again and another 5 million are expected to be unemployed in 2013. The ILO's Director-General Guy Ryder told Indian broadcaster NDTV that policymakers and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos should question the idea that an economic recovery is underway.

  2. Increases in child labour over past four years a worrying trend, says ILO

    04 January 2013

    Euronews reports on efforts to tackle child labour in Benin and India. Recent increases in child labour in Africa are a major concern, and despite progress in addressing child labour in South Asia, it remains the area with the greatest concentration of child labour globally. With 215 million child labourers worldwide and over half in the worst forms of child labour, ILO expert Patrick Quinn says we need to make more progress to get all children out of work and into school.

2012

  1. INDIA: ILO SCORE Programme For SMEs

    20 December 2012

  2. INDIA: ILO SCORE Programme for SMEs

    19 December 2012

    This video presents the stories of a few SMEs in India who following SCORE trainings have been able to reduce the costs of doing business, boost competitiveness and most importantly enhance their market reputation by improving the social and environmental impact of their operations.

  3. India: Out of the Repair Shop and In to School

    10 April 2012

    When you think of what trade unions do, rescuing children from illegal child labour is not usually the first thing that comes to mind. But in India's Tamil Nadu State, six trade unions have come together to eradicate child labour, especially in its most hazardous forms. In the district of Erode, nearly a hundred children have been removed from auto and motorcycle repair shop work and are now back in school.

  4. Fighting Child Labour in India's Carpet Industry

    10 April 2012

    Eradicating child labour is difficult, but some employers in India are finding a way. And along the way to eliminating child labour, employers are also discovering that it makes good business sense as well.

2011

  1. ACTRAV Symposium on Precarious Work: Views of Mr Sanjay Mahadeo Ambre, of the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF)

    07 October 2011

  2. Informal Economy: India

    14 June 2011

  3. Social Justice: Ms Nalini Nayak, Self Employment Women Association (SEWA)

    14 June 2011

2010

  1. Social Protection in India

    20 August 2010

    ILO TV interviews Sudha Pillai, Secretary of the Planning Commission of India and former Secretary of Labour and Employment. Ms Pillai is member of a global panel to promote social protection, which met for the first time on 11 and 12 of August in Geneva at the ILO.