08 March 2019
Raising children and working has always been a challenge for women. In 1919 the International Labour Organization passed its first ever Convention on maternity protection, ensuring that women had both the right to work and to bring up a family.
10 December 2018
Actress and model Mrunal Thakur voices the real-life story of a rural girl trapped in forced prostitution in the city. The artist supports the 50 for Freedom campaign led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners to end modern slavery.
30 November 2018
The actress Freida Pinto voices the real-life story of a girl trapped in bonded labour, working in a brick kiln with her family since she was 13. Freida Pinto is one of the world renowned artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery, led by the International Labour Organization and its partners.
28 September 2018
Since 1919, the International Labour Organization has built a system of international labour standards, including the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, which established minimum working and living standards for all seafarers.
22 January 2018
The new report World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2018 examines the current state of the labour market, making global and regional projections of unemployment, vulnerable employment and working poverty.
02 December 2016
On the occasion of International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, ILO Goodwill Ambassador, Wagner Moura, explains why we should all commit to help end modern slavery by joining the ILO’s 50 for Freedom campaign. This video has been realised by the ILO and Viacom International Media Networks, The Americas.
11 August 2016
Zambian musician, Lindiwe Bungane, tells the real-life story of Thandi, a migrant domestic worker trapped in modern slavery. This video has been produced in support of the ILO’s 50 for Freedom campaign.
30 July 2016
Listen to Gulnara’s story of being trafficked into forced prostitution – as told by actress Robin Wright, for the 50 For Freedom campaign to end modern slavery.
14 July 2016
Actress, Mariana Renata, voices the real-life story of Yohana, a plantation worker from Indonesia who found out she was HIV positive after getting tested at work. She’s kept her job, is receiving treatment, and with her manager supporting her, Yohana says she’s lucky. This public service announcement of the ILO is produced under the voluntary counselling and testing for workers ‒ the VCT@WORK Initiative.
30 June 2016
Argentinian actor, Joaquin Furriel, voices the real-life story of a man who along with his wife is trapped in forced labour. Furriel is one of several artists supporting the 50 for Freedom campaign against modern slavery, being led by the International Labour Organization.