Video and audio stories

2018

  1. Finding our paths: Pakistani women tell their stories of empowerment through decent work

    11 January 2018

    Listen to the inspiring stories of women in Pakistan who have carved a place for themselves in the world of work. Their experiences are part of a Canadian-funded ILO project, which aims to promote gender equality at work and enhance women’s skills and employability in Pakistan.

2017

  1. 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.

  2. National dialogue - Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video shows the national dialogue organised by Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD. Inputs from various stakeholders on 'Future of Work - Pakistan' highlighting future modalities and aspiration of local communities for next century and strategies required to improve the evolving work scenarios in relevance to technology and evolving forms of work in different sectors.

  3. Survey results – Perceptions of “Future of Work” in Pakistan

    01 March 2017

    The video presents the results of online survey conducted by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & HRD in Pakistan to obtain feedback from all stakeholders from all segments of society on “Future of Work”. The survey covered 800 respondents from all over the country.

2016

  1. A journey towards human security

    01 July 2016

    This movie demonstrates a journey by the insecure, unprotected and the most vulnerable populations who have endured devastating floods of 2010, rebuild their lives and attained their Human Security, through a One UN project implemented by ILO, FAO and UN WOMEN in 120 villages of rural Sindh.

  2. Migrant Resource Centres in Pakistan

    03 May 2016

    Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in Pakistan provide general and specific information on migration, referral and counselling services to potential migrants, their families and returnees, as well as raise awareness on irregular migration and the related serious risks. These two centres have been established with the technical support of the ILO South Asia Labour Migration and Governance Project and ICMPD’s “Support to the Silk Routes Partnership for Migration under the Budapest Process” Project. Both projects are funded by the European Union.

2015

  1. Brightening lives

    18 August 2015

    ILO partnered with the Government of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) province and arranged “Skills and Employment” interventions for the displaced families to engage them in productive activities. The video describes how this project supported the displaced families in reducing their vulnerabilities.

  2. Right to strike: What are the experiences from Pakistan?

    31 March 2015

    The right to strike is one of the topics of discussion at the 323rd session of the ILO Governing Body, which was held in Geneva from 12 to 27 March 2015. In this interview, Mohammad Zahoor Awan, General Secretary of the Pakistan Workers ‘Federation (PWF) explains the challenges related to right to strike in South Asia. Mr. Awan also highlights the experiences from Pakistan on the right to strike.

2014

  1. World Day Against Child Labour 2014 - Interview with "World This Morning"

    12 June 2014

    World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2014 observed with an interview of Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director during the programme "World This Morning" hosted by Shahzad Khan & Maha Makhdum, Pakistan Televison.

  2. International Labour Day 2014 - Interview with "World This Morning"

    01 May 2014

    International Labour Day, 01 May 2014 observed with an interview of Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director and Frida Khan, National Project Co-ordinator during the programme "World This Morning" hosted by Shahzad Khan & Maha Makhdum, Pakistan Televison.

  3. The ILO in Pakistan

    30 April 2014

    Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director of the ILO's office in Pakistan discusses the catalyst role that the ILO plays to assist the government of Pakistan and its social partners as they reform their labour law, generate employment, expand social protection and promote social dialogue, in an interview with the state television programme "Diplomatic Enclave".

  4. Message by Ms Tine Staermose, Director, ILO DWT for South Asia

    26 April 2014

    Message by Ms Tine Staermose, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia, on South Asia Labour Conference 2014

  5. Message by Mr Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director, ILO Pakistan

    24 April 2014

    Message by Mr Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director, ILO Pakistan, on South Asia Labour Conference 2014

  6. Message by Mr Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director, ILO Pakistan [Youtube]

    24 April 2014

    Message by Mr Francesco d'Ovidio, Country Director, ILO Pakistan, on South Asia Labour Conference 2014 [Youtube]

2013

  1. Silent Shriek

    24 September 2013

    This investigative documentary was produced by students from the Islamic International University. By interviewing victims, experts, journalists, police and sex workers, the film gives an in-depth view of how seriously children in Pakistan are affected by child abuse, especially sexual abuse. This piece won the first prize in the video documentary category in a video competition against child labour initiated and co-funded by the ILO in Pakistan.

  2. Child labour ruins childhood

    23 September 2013

    This short animation was produced by mass-communications students from the University of Sindh, Pakistan, to raise awareness of child labour in the country. It is composed of four short stories, each covering a different form of child labour. The film was created for a video competition against child labour initiated and co-funded by the ILO in Pakistan.

  3. Industrial safety standards in Pakistan

    02 May 2013

    Pakistan has faced few unfortunate industrial accidents last year. Shabbir Ahmed reports about few industries on how they are insuring safety standards for their workers.

  4. Promoting Workplace Safety & Health in Sindh: A Tripartite Consultation

    13 March 2013

    A Tripartite Consultation to promote workplace safety at work in Sindh, following recent factory fires. The meeting was held in Karachi on 6 December 2012