ArtWorks news and events

  1. International Domestic Workers’ Day

    Alfonso Cuarón supports the rights of domestic workers

    24 June 2019

    Our home might be a workplace for someone. And the working conditions of domestic workers should be decent. On International Domestic Workers’ day, critically-acclaimed Director Alfonso Cuarón sends this special message.

  2. International Domestic Workers’ Day

    Wagner Moura: Respect the rights of domestic workers

    16 June 2019

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and film director Wagner Moura speaks about the rights of domestic workers this International Domestic Workers’ Day, June 16.

  3. International Women's Day

    ILO and Alfonso Cuarón team up to protect the rights of domestic workers

    08 March 2019

    Alfonso Cuarón, 2019 Academy Award-winning director for the movie ROMA, supports the work of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in promoting the rights of domestic workers and congratulates the ILO on its Centenary.

  4. ILO Centenary

    Wagner Moura congratulates the ILO on its Centenary

    01 February 2019

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador, actor and film director Wagner Moura congratulates the International Labour Organization on its Centenary and advocates for strong action to put an end to forced labour and modern slavery.

  5. Human Rights Day - December 10

    Mrunal Thakur tells harrowing real-life story of forced prostitution

    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.

  6. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    Marlee Matlin, ILO advocate for better inclusion of persons with disabilities

    03 December 2018

    “The inclusion of workers with disabilities across all industries and at all levels of a company is not only a matter of human rights but also a matter of business success,” says award-winning actress, Marlee Matlin, who’s part of the ILO’s work on the inclusion of people with disabilities in the world of work.

  7. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery - December 2

    Freida Pinto gives a voice to a girl trapped in 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.

  8. News

    Unveiling slavery

    24 July 2018

    American humanitarian photographer Lisa Kristine discusses her work over the past 30 years documenting indigenous cultures and social issues such as modern slavery.

  9. News

    The horror of modern slavery on screen

    12 October 2017

    50 for Freedom advocate and actor, Joaquín Furriel, was special guest of the International Labour Organization at a screening in Geneva of the award-winning movie, ‘The Boss: Anatomy of a crime.’

  10. Forced labour

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador meets victims of forced labour

    09 May 2017

    Ahead of the launch of the 50 for Freedom campaign in Brazil, ILO Goodwill Ambassador, Wagner Moura, heard the testimonies of a group of workers who were rescued from forced labour.