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2002

  1. A Future without Child Labour (trailer)

    01 May 2002

    Will child labour ever be eliminated? The ILO follows the lives of two child labourers a boy producing surgical instruments in Pakistan and a girl working on Kenyan farms to find out. While the elimination of child labour in the manufacturing sector seems possible, in sub Saharan Africa, AIDS has become an enormous threat to this effort. Full-length duration: 26 minutes.

  2. Bought and Sold (trailer)

    01 January 2002

    Human trafficking is a problem that touches just about every country in the world. Women and children, shipped out of their own country for the purposes of slavery and sexual exploitation; what are the circumstances that lead them to this plight? What are the prospects for their future? Full-length duration: 29 minutes.

2000

  1. The Shipbreakers (trailer)

    01 September 2000

    Few nations are willing to accept the dirty and dangerous work of dismantling a ship by hand. It is one of the world's most unregulated and hazardous industries, leaving a trail of debris, disability and death in its wake. At the same time, it is an industry that supplies much needed income to Bangladeshi workers who have few decent alternatives. Full-length duration: 23 minutes.

  2. Forced to Labour (trailer)

    01 May 2000

    Everyday millions of people around the world are forced to labour under inhumane conditions with the threat of violence or abuse. This documentary examines specific examples of the global phenomenon of forced labour such as slavery, bonded labour, human trafficking and coercive recruitment and the socio economic conditions that allow it to persist. Full-length duration: 30 minutes.

1999

  1. Her Way to Work

    01 September 1999

    In the past few decades an unprecedented number of women have joined an increasingly mobile and non traditional workforce. Four women (from the Philippines, Mozambique, and the Dominican Republic) show how, in their own way, they are trying to put dignity and equality back on track for women at work.

  2. The Face of Decent Work

    01 June 1999

    This is an exposé of some of the world’s most deadly professions (mining and agriculture) and hazards of the workplace (factory fires). It shows conditions of labour unchanged over hundreds of years and the victims of these conditions under pressure to produce in an increasingly competitive and global economy.

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