Video and audio stories


  1. TB: Let’s work on it

    22 January 2018

    The video captures the current TB scenario in India and how the disease impacts incomes and the economy at large.


  1. Partnerships, mobility of academia, tapping into diaspora network

    14 December 2017

    Stakeholder voices on enhancing migration and mobility between EU and India.

  2. How International labour standards help ensure rights of all workers

    23 October 2017

    Miranda Fajerman, Specialist on International Labour Standards calls on legislative responses and political commitment to tackle structural discrimination and inequality.

  3. Why we must achieve a common standard for all workers

    06 October 2017

    Gabriel Bordado, Senior Skills Specialist speaks about the challenges and the ways to ensure sustainable skills development in the South Asia region.

  4. How can good data help measure development goals?

    03 October 2017

    Labour Statistician Specialist Jean-Marie Hakizimana, talks about how availability of reliable data is critical to measure developmental goals.

  5. Everyone has a right to social protection

    29 September 2017

    Markus Ruck, Senior Specialist on Social Security talks of the challenges in extending social security to workers in South Asia and ways to overcome them.

  6. How sustainable wage policies can address inequality

    29 September 2017

    Xavier Estupinan, Wage Specialist explains how sustainable wage policies help improve real wages and reduce inequality.

  7. Technical cooperation, research pivotal to advance dialogue

    26 September 2017

    Stakeholder voices on enhancing migration and mobility between EU and India.

  8. Align qualification frameworks to facilitate labour mobility

    26 September 2017

    Stakeholder voices on enhancing migration and mobility between EU and India.

  9. Training boosts local employment and empowerment

    06 September 2017

    Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director-General, visits a training centre in Chhattisgarh where rural youth are learning concepts of civil engineering to become barefoot technicians.

  10. Technical knowledge and awareness, a must

    06 September 2017

    Khela Ram, a trainee barefoot technician, says that technical knowledge and awareness of government schemes relating to rural development is a dire need in his community.

  11. I feel empowered and my mindset has changed

    06 September 2017

    Radhika Sahu says that the BFT training has helped her access opportunities and feel empowered.

  12. Training young people to fulfil real needs in the rural economy

    04 September 2017

    Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director-General, speaks about how training rural youth to become barefoot technicians has helped provide solutions to local challenges in maintaining rural works and in employment generation.

  13. Creating opportunities for young rural women in India

    04 September 2017

    Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director-General, talks about how young rural women are breaking conventional gender norms by training to become barefoot technicians.

  14. Decent work for domestic workers

    25 August 2017

    Domestic workers often face very low wages, long hours, and no guaranteed weekly rest days. At times they are also vulnerable to physical, mental and sexual abuse or restrictions on freedom of movement.

  15. Training is paramount to access the overseas market

    13 July 2017

    Shameem Ahmed Noman speaks about the critical role that training centers play for migrant workers and the need to expand them in a country like Bangladesh.

  16. Skilling workers is key to remittance flow and better job prospects overseas

    13 July 2017

    Jabed Ahmed speaks about why skilling plays a critical role for migrating workers from Bangladesh.

  17. Hon’ble Minister Labour & Employment ,Bandaru Dattatreya speaks about India’s ratification of child labour conventions

    15 June 2017

    Bandaru Dattatreya, Minister of Labour & Employment, during the 106th International Labour Conference in Geneva, speaks on India’s historic ratification of fundamental ILO conventions on child labour.

  18. "This should be the last generation witnessing child labour"

    13 June 2017

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi congratulates the ILO and the government of India on its ratification of ILO conventions 138 and 182 on child labour.

  19. A landmark step in the fight against child labour in India

    13 June 2017

    Video message of Yuri Afanasiev, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in India.