Videos and Photos


  1. Video

    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.

  2. Video

    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.

  3. Video

    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.

  4. Video

    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.

  5. Video

    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.

  6. Video

    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.

  7. Gender equality

    Let’s leave our fears behind; Let’s find our paths

    07 August 2017

    Gender equality and women’s economic empowerment can lead to considerable economic benefits”. The newest addition to ILO’s documentary collection “Finding Our Paths” has been released nation-wide. Breath-taking scenes from Pakistan and heartening success stories of the empowerment of Pakistani women.

  8. Safe Labour Migration Programme in Sri Lanka

    Supporting improved governance of labour migration in Sri Lanka

    01 August 2017

    Currently in its third phase, the ILO Safe Labour Migration Programme in Sri Lanka contributes to promote safe and regular migration through improved policies and legal frameworks related to labour migration and better service provision to migrant workers and their families. The experiences of the planned interventions will feed and substantiate national, regional and global policy dialogue on Migration and Development.

  9. Future of Work

    The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda: Interview with Shoya Yoshida

    01 August 2017

    What is the role of the Unions in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in the Asia and pacific region?Thoughts of Shoya Yoshida General Secretary of the ITUC-Asia/Pacific.

  10. Future of Work

    Future of Work: Interview with Ged Kearney, ACTU Australia

    01 August 2017

    Why the ILO's role is important in the governance of work ? Ideas from Ged Kearney, General Secretary of the Australian Council of Trade Union (ACTU).