Videos and Photos


  1. Video

    Indonesia: Pekerja Anak Jermal di Medan

    20 May 2006

    The short film captured the dangerous lives of children working on jermal platforms, engaged in hazardous works and exposed to unsafe working conditions, risk of drowning, long working hours (between 12-20 hours per day), and three months of isolation from their families. They were also vulnerable of physical and sexual abuses from adult coworkers or employers. The film also showed efforts taken by the ILO through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) to eliminate jermal children. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

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    Indonesian Domestic Workers

    15 May 2006

    Every year nearly 400,000 domestic workers leave Indonesia to work abroad. For most the experience is positive, allowing them to earn many times what they would earn at home. Hidden from public view in private homes however, domestic workers can be targets of exploitation and abuse as ILO TV reports.

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    Indonesia: Peran Polisi dalam Hubungan Industrial

    01 May 2006

    The short film captured joint efforts taken by the Indonesian National Police, in collaboration with the ILO through the ILO/USA Declaration Police Training Project, to enhance police capacity and understanding in handling industrial disputes and promote the ILO fundamental principles and rights at work, in particular the principles on freedom of association and collective bargaining. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

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    Indonesia: Kembali Bekerja - Respons ILO terhadap Tsunami di Aceh

    01 March 2006

    This short film documents the ILO's programme to assist people who were affected by the 2004 tsunami in Aceh to find work. The programme includes delivering skills training, helping to open employment centres, involving people in reconstruction and rehabilitation works, and improving the capacity of local organizations in employment-related matters. After the tsunami, unemployment in Aceh jumped from 6.8 per cent to more than 30 per cent. (This film is only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

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    Indonesia: Anak-anak yang Berisiko Terlibat dalam Perdagangan Narkoba di Jakarta

    01 March 2006

    The short film documented efforts taken to break the vicious cycle of drugs trafficking involving under aged children by the ILO through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour. The efforts were targeted to parents and children from poor urban communities. Children involved in drug trafficking were mostly drug users or ex users and became involved in the sale, production and trafficking of drugs between the ages of 13 and 15. The film was already broadcasted by a national TV station (only available in Bahasa Indonesia).

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    Indonesian Furniture Industry

    07 February 2006

    For years, environmentalists have worried about the deforestation of jungles in Indonesia that supply precious woods for garden furniture in the West. But along with these natural resources, a centuries-old livelihood is also under threat as ILO TV explains.


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    Recovering from the Asian Tsunami - Baan Talae Nok, Thailand

    26 December 2005

    With the help of the ILO, Tsunami survivors learned new skills including how to set up business.

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    07 December 2005

    While China’s economy booms, many workers leave the countryside to make money in the cities or even abroad. The ILO’s Mekong Project to Combat Trafficking aims to raise awareness of the problem and teach about safe migration.

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    Puppets spread AIDS message in India

    24 November 2005

    Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS can be difficult in countries where sex is taboo and literacy rates are low. An Indian community group supported by the International Labour OrganiZation has been reaching out to truck drivers and migrant workers with an entertaining and educational puppet show.

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    14 November 2005

    In Balakot, devastated by the Pakistan earthquake, rebuilding shattered lives began with rebuilding the town. A pilot emergency employment programme run by the International Labour Organization put more than 800 people to work, paying them to clean up the streets and improve living conditions.