News and activities on media engagement on forced labour and fair recruitment

  1. Media advisory

    ILO to release new estimates on global labour migration

    28 June 2021

  2. Article

    Journalists have a key role to play in the collective effort to eliminate child labour

    04 June 2021

    Through the Accel Africa Reporting on child labour in Africa course, learners are introduced to a number of different issues, including international labour standards, ethical reporting of child-related information, or collecting testimonies from vulnerable sources of information. They also learn about the relevant context of child labour in agricultural supply chains, such as in the tobacco, cotton or cocoa industries.

  3. Article

    The challenges of reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment - 50 for Freedom

    05 May 2021

  4. Event

    Spotlight on Gender-sensitive Reporting in Journalism

    The joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, as part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, will host a webinar to discuss and share good practices for responsible and ethical reporting of labour migration and gender-based violence and discrimination against migrant workers among media professionals. Safe and Fair will also launch the Media-friendly glossary on migration: Women migrant workers and ending violence against women edition. The glossary serves a guide for journalists, reporters, researchers and trainers who conduct trainings or write about women’s labour migration, and who write about violence against women in the context of migration.

  5. Event

    Virtual launch of the ILO Arabic-language toolkit for journalists

    Join the ILO and a panel of distinguished employers’ representatives, workers’ representatives and journalists on 24 February 2021, to celebrate social justice, discuss ethical reporting on labour migration and discover the new Arabic-language ILO Media Toolkit on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment.

  6. News

    Communicating on labour migration: Improving media coverage and quality of reporting on labour migration in the IGAD region

    16 December 2020

  7. Labour migration

    FAIRWAY hosts webinar for Jordanian journalists on reducing discrimination and promoting positive perception of migrants in the context of COVID-19

    The webinar focused on the importance of the role of the media in promoting a balanced public understanding of migration, and rights-based language and reporting styles when reporting on migrant workers. The event is part of a broader FAIRWAY Programme strategy to tackle discrimination against migrants, including through innovative social media campaigns.

  8. Labour migration

    ILO launches sixth Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment

    15 September 2020

    This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and their families.

  9. Forced labour and fair recruitment

    Virtual launch of the ILO toolkit for journalists: Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment

    Join the ILO and a panel of distinguished employers’ representatives, workers’ representatives and journalists on 30 July, World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to celebrate the launch of the ILO Media Toolkit on Forced Labour and Fair Recruitment.

  10. Event

    ILO/NHRCM Training for Journalists

    This two-day training aims at improving capacity of Mongolian journalists in reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment.