Videos and Photos

2007

  1. Video

    Rekindled dreams

    01 July 2007

    In 2007, the ILO-IPEC, with funding from the United States Department of Labor, completed the five-year project supporting the Philippine Time-Bound Programme on the elimination of the worst forms of child labour. The project aimed to withdraw and prevent children from working in small-scale mining, domestic labor, situations of commercial sexual exploitation, deep-sea fishing and in hazardous agricultural occupations (especially in sugar cane plantations).

  2. Video

    H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, addresses the 96th International Labour Conference

    15 June 2007

    On the closing day of the International Labour Conference, the President of Sri Lanka stressed the need for political objectives in his country to be achieved "through negotiation and dialogue".

  3. Video

    Informal economy work sees more working hours for men, less for women

    08 June 2007

    A new report from the ILO says that one in five workers worldwide work excessively long hours, up to 48 a week, often to merely make ends meet. The study also says women work shorter hours than men, most likely because they bear the brunt of responsibility for the unpaid work of taking care of the family and household.

  4. Video

    Employment creation through pro-poor, participating and employment intensive investments (Cambodia)

    01 June 2007

    This video looks at the Rehabilitation of Urban Infrastructure Project which was piloted in Battambang, Cambodia.

  5. Video

    Child labour intervention in the sugar industry of the Philippines

    01 May 2007

    Sugar farming requires great capital. Because of this, majority of families depend on the sugar industry work as farm labourers. This is the case of Western Visayas region in the Philippines, especially in Negros Occidental, the country’s leading sugar-producing province. In 2006, the ILO-IPEC partnered with the Sugar Industry Foundation, Inc. (SIFI) to implement interventions in Western Visayas. The video documents anti-child labour initiatives of the Sugar Industry of the Philippines in cooperation with SIFI.

  6. Video

    Afghanistan: Women Entrepreneurs

    20 April 2007

    Afghan women are taking their handicraft skills to the market and playing an active role in the country's reconstruction and development.

2006

  1. Video

    Indonesia: Pekerja Anak Jermal di Medan

    20 May 2006

    The short film captured the dangerous lives of children working on jermal platforms, engaged in hazardous works and exposed to unsafe working conditions, risk of drowning, long working hours (between 12-20 hours per day), and three months of isolation from their families. They were also vulnerable of physical and sexual abuses from adult coworkers or employers. The film also showed efforts taken by the ILO through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) to eliminate jermal children. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  2. Video

    Indonesian Domestic Workers

    15 May 2006

    Every year nearly 400,000 domestic workers leave Indonesia to work abroad. For most the experience is positive, allowing them to earn many times what they would earn at home. Hidden from public view in private homes however, domestic workers can be targets of exploitation and abuse as ILO TV reports.

  3. Video

    Indonesia: Peran Polisi dalam Hubungan Industrial

    01 May 2006

    The short film captured joint efforts taken by the Indonesian National Police, in collaboration with the ILO through the ILO/USA Declaration Police Training Project, to enhance police capacity and understanding in handling industrial disputes and promote the ILO fundamental principles and rights at work, in particular the principles on freedom of association and collective bargaining. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

  4. Video

    Indonesia: Kembali Bekerja - Respons ILO terhadap Tsunami di Aceh

    01 March 2006

    This short film documents the ILO's programme to assist people who were affected by the 2004 tsunami in Aceh to find work. The programme includes delivering skills training, helping to open employment centres, involving people in reconstruction and rehabilitation works, and improving the capacity of local organizations in employment-related matters. After the tsunami, unemployment in Aceh jumped from 6.8 per cent to more than 30 per cent. (This film is only available in Bahasa Indonesia).