Video and audio stories

2020

  1. Stop the Pandemic, Ensure Safety and Health at Work in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province

    27 October 2020

    In line with the standard operating procedures issued by the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ILO, Pakistan under its project International Labour and Environmental Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union, has developed an awareness video (In Pashto language) that primarily reflects the key measures and precautions required to ensure a safe working environment amidst COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Stop the Pandemic, Ensure Safety and Health at Work in Punjab Province

    21 October 2020

    In line with the standard operating procedures issued by the Government of Punjab, ILO, Pakistan under its project International Labour and Environmental Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union, has developed an awareness video that primarily reflects the key measures and precautions required to ensure a safe working environment amidst COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. Moving to safe and fair recruitment practices in Pakistan

    23 September 2020

    The video features the recruitment business practices of an overseas employment agency in Pakistan, determined to promote fairness and respect for migrant worker rights.

  4. Protecting the rights of migrant workers by improving their access to accurate information on safe and regular migration

    23 September 2020

    This video features the provision of information and referral services on fair recruitment to prospective/returned migrant workers in Pakistan, implemented by the Pakistan Workers Federation’s leaders.

  5. Access to accurate information: Empowering the migrant worker to make a choice about labour migration

    23 September 2020

    This video features the positive behaviour change at community level, attributed to awareness raising and extension of referral services extended by the representatives of trade unions, trained under the ILO-REFRAME project. It is aligned with national efforts to enhance Pakistani migrant workers’ access to trustworthy information on fair recruitment and to protect them against abusive practices.

  6. Information is power: Empowering the disempowered through community engagement

    23 September 2020

    This video, presents the voices of communities and validates the value of engaging local community change-makers to disseminate information on safe and regular migration at the grassroots level.

  7. Educating communities to reduce abusive recruitment practices in Pakistan

    23 September 2020

    This video features the REFRAME project interventions to educate communities on safe and regular labour migration through trained community change-makers

  8. Stop the Pandemic, Lets Ensure Safety and Health at Work - Sindh Province, Pakistan

    05 August 2020

    In line with the Standard Operating Procedures of the Government of Sindh, this video reflects the key measures and precautions to ensure a safe working environment with reference to COVID-19. The video was developed by the ILO Project on International Labour and Standards Applications in Pakistan's SMEs, funded by the European Union.

  9. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  10. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

  11. Message of Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Imran Khan at the ILO Global Summit on 08-Jul-2020

    09 July 2020

    H.E. Mr. Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, addressed the largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments at the ILO Global Summit on 08 July 2020. The Global Summit was organized to share country experiences of the pandemic and to deliberate on how to move forward beyond its economic and social impact on the global economy.

  12. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Nepal...

    25 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Ramesh Badal from the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Nepal and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

  13. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Bahrain...

    24 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Mohamed Musaed from the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Bahrain and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

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    COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs

    18 June 2020

    The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...

  15. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

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    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

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.