Video interviews

March 2022

  1. Princess Sarah Culberson: Invest in the care economy for a better gender equal world

    11 March 2022

    In celebrating International Women's Week, author, humanitarian and global public speaker, Princess Sarah Culberson of Sierra Leone, joins the ILO to call on countries to invest in the care economy and transformative policies to shape a better future and achieve the SDGs in 2030.

January 2022

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    Digital platform workers talk about their experience

    12 January 2022

    Find out about the world of digital labour platforms and the people who work on them, via our interactive map.

December 2021

  1. Ady Barkan and Bradley Whitford: Raise your voice for disability inclusion

    03 December 2021

    On international Day of Persons with Disabilities, lawyer and activist Ady Barkan, and actor and producer, Bradley Whitford show solidarity with the ILO to call on countries to uphold the rights and improve inclusion of persons with disabilities.

November 2021

  1. Mrunal Thakur: Ratify C190 to end violence and harassment

    25 November 2021

    On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, actress Mrunal Thakur speaks from the heart to address violence and harassment in the world of work. The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated vulnerabilities, inequalities, and domestic violence. Mrunal stands with the ILO to call on countries to ratify ILO Convention 190 and build a future where everyone is free from violence and harassment. #RatifyC190

September 2021

  1. Marlee Matlin: "We sign for Human Rights"

    23 September 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated already difficult situations for persons with disabilities. On International Day of Sign Languages, actor Marlee Matlin & the ILO say: “We Sign for #HumanRights” and call for an inclusive, rights-based future of work.

  2. Equal Pay for better and fairer future

    18 September 2021

    Women are still paid less than men. The Covid19 crisis is widening the gender pay gap. On International Equal Pay Day, former USA VolleyBall Women's National Team Player Cassidy Lichtman and current member of USA Volleyball Board of Directors joins the ILO to amplify the call for pay equity. A better Future of Work means Equal Pay for work of equal value.

August 2021

  1. Maggie Nichols: Protect youth rights and voices

    12 August 2021

    Job markets, education and even sports became challenging for youth during the Covid19 crisis. On International Youth Day, US top gymnast and NCAA Inspiration Award Winner Maggie Nichols joins the ILO to call for better protection of youth rights and voices in the recovery process.

  2. Go for the goal: Decent Jobs for Youth

    12 August 2021

    On International Youth Day, French football legend and winner of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Christian Karembeu, stands with the ILO to call for more and better Decent Jobs For Youth, particularly in times of COVID19. “We need to save their dreams and help them achieve their goals”, Karembeu says.

June 2021

  1. Domestic workers are essential care workers

    16 June 2021

    Marking the 10th anniversary of ILO Convention No. 189, academy award-winning director, Alfonso Cuarón calls for stronger protection of the rights of domestic workers. Convention 189 has been hailed as a breakthrough for the tens of millions of domestic workers around the world.

  2. Let’s step up to protect domestic workers’ rights

    16 June 2021

    The pandemic highlighted the critical role of care workers such as domestic workers. However, the majority of these workers are in the informal economy. They continue to suffer from poor working conditions, lack of income insurance, employment support and medical care. Ten years ago, the ILO adopted Convention No. 189 that granted their labour rights. Yet, there is a lot of ground to cover to recognize domestic workers as essential service providers.