Videos and photos

  1. 323rd session of the ILO Governing Body

    Labour Migration: What are the experiences from Nepal?

    31 March 2015

    One of the ILO’s predominant concerns since its inception has been with the protection of migrant workers. In this interview, Binda Pandey, Member of governing council of the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT)) explains the challenges related to the implementation of the ILO Fair Migration Agenda. Ms. Pandey also highlights the experiences from Nepal about the protection of migrant workers.

  2. Video News Release

    Return to Chitwan: The Bote people in Nepal

    08 August 2012

    Throughout the world, the traditional lifestyles of indigenous people are threatened by changing times, economic development and poverty. In Nepal, one group of tribal people barred from their traditional hunting grounds for nearly 40 years may yet see the old way of life return, thanks to a new law protecting their rights.

  3. Video

    Protecting the rights of indigenous peoples in Nepal

    06 August 2008

    There are over fifty recognized groups of indigenous peoples in Nepal, who comprise about 40 per cent of the total population. They include the Bote people whose traditional way of life has been threatened ever since the lands where they lived and fished were turned into the Chitwan National Park and it was made illegal for them to enter. Nepal's ratification of the ILO Convention No. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples is a step forward towards the promotion and protection of rights for the Bote and other indigenous peoples.

  4. Video

    KAMAIYAS IN NEPAL

    12 October 2001

    Bonded labour is a problem that plagues South Asia, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization. But the government of Nepal recently freed those who had been trapped in what is known as the Kamaiya system. ILO TV reports.

  5. Video

    TRAFFICKING IN NEPAL

    19 July 2001

    Nepal has over 25,000 known AIDS victims, the majority of whom were infected when forced to work as prostitutes. Since 1996 the ILO has been supporting the government of Nepal to combat trafficking and new Time-Bound Programmes will provide education and vocational training for girls at risk.