1. Zero tolerance for violence against children in the workplace - Video interview with Frans Roselaers (Part 1)

    12 October 2006

    Frans Roselaers, Director of the ILO's Department of Partnerships and Development Cooperation, talks about the global challenge to raise awareness about violence against working children. (Part 1 of 3 videos)

  2. Informal Gold Mining in Mongolia

    11 October 2006

    Severe drought and heavy loss of livestock have led traditional Mongolian herders to mine gold in order to survive. Their work is hazardous and illegal. A new law has been proposed to help improve the working conditions of 100,000 informal gold miners.

  3. Peru: Ayacucho

    10 October 2006

    In Peru, a group of women are using their traditional skills to update a perennial fashion favourite: The Converse hi-top sneaker. They’re not only giving the well-known brand a boost: they are also giving themselves a step up on the income ladder by creating sustainable new jobs for their region. ILO TV explains.

  4. Child Labour: A Day in the Life

    10 October 2006

    Vulnerable children are open to exploitation that knows no borders. The huge wage gap between Eastern and Western Europe has led to increased migration and a rise in trafficking. However change is on its way. This reality may be bleak but improvements have been made. With enough time, effort, and the will to succeed these children can look forward to a brighter future.

  5. Decent Jobs for “the Millennium Generation”

    02 October 2006

    Nearly half of young people in Asia are unemployed. In Angono, the Art Capital of the Philippines, employers’ organisations are working with aspiring young artists to help them make a start in the art market.

  6. Making Information Technology Work For Agriculture in India

    02 October 2006

    Despite a rapid growth in it’s information communication technology sector, the digital divide in India is getting wider. Using IT in the agricultural sector is one solution to help reduce poverty in India and bridge the digital divide.

  7. Cambodian Labour Law Soap Opera: A Hit

    02 October 2006

    A soap opera about labour law in a garment factory has become an unlikely hit in Cambodia. Fiction is relating fact as Cambodia modernizes the governing of its labour market.

  8. Serbia: EXIT music festival and youth employment

    02 October 2006

    As International Youth Day approaches (August 12th), summer is the time for music festivals in Europe and elsewhere, but the EXIT Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia, is a festival with a social conscience that is turning its attention to the problems of unemployed young people as ILO TV reports:

  9. Decent Working Time & Time-Banking

    28 July 2006

    Across the industrialized world, working hours are becoming increasingly unpredictable, creating tensions between workers and employers and putting “work-life” balance at risk, according to a new study by the International Labour Organization.

  10. After The Tsunami: Building Roads To Recovery

    28 July 2006

    When the Tsunami hit the north east shore of Sumatra ten percent of the road network in Aceh province in Indonesia was destroyed. Local resource-based road works projects give much needed employment and re-connect isolated coastline communities to the city of Banda Aceh and beyond. ILO TV explains:

  11. Philippines and Indonesia: Child Labour in Footwear Industry

    20 July 2006

    The footwear industry in Indonesia and the Philippines is a source of income for many poor families. An ILO training program encourages them to have safer workplaces and to send their children to school.

  12. Uganda: Child Labour in Tea Plantations

    30 May 2006

    40,000 children work in tea plantations in Tooro, Western Uganda. Across Africa nearly 50 million children work, the majority of these in agriculture. A new report from the International Labour Organization highlights the role played by Ugandan employers, trade unions and government in eliminating child labour.

  13. Morocco : Back to School

    30 May 2006

    A circus school on the coast of Morocco is one innovative community effort among many to get children out of work and into school. According to a new Global Report on child labour from the International Labour Organization, the economic impact of eliminating child labour by replacing it with universal education yields enormous benefits.

  14. Street Children in Romania

    29 May 2006

    Mihai is 14 and has been working on the street begging and washing windows since he was five. Nelu is 13 and makes bricks alongside his family. According to a new Global Report on child labour from the International Labour Organization, Romania and its neighbouring countries have the highest incidence of child labour in Europe.

  15. 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.

  16. Cameroon: AIDS prevention in the workplace

    15 May 2006

    According to a new ILO Report “Decent work – Safe work – HIV/AIDS”, nine out of ten people living with HIV and AIDS globally are of working age. In Cameroon, aluminium manufacturer, Alucam, has developed a successful AIDS prevention workplace programme as ILO TV reports.

  17. Bolivia: Tropic of Chapare

    05 May 2006

    Training young people to become entrepreneurs is proving to be a strong weapon in the fight against drug trafficking in Chapare Province in central Bolivia. (in Spanish)

  18. France: Food at Work

    23 March 2006

    Rising levels of obesity in France and other Western countries, means a less healthy, less productive workforce. But at the Peugeot-Citroen factory in Rennes, France, downsizing the workforce has taken on a very different and healthier meaning. ILO TV explains.

  19. French Woman Boxer

    05 March 2006

    World light welterweight champion Myriam Lamare is passionate that women have a place in boxing and has several championship belts to prove it. As a professional boxer, she has overcome the gender barriers and earned the titles, but in a profession still dominated by men, she is far from a million-dollar baby. ILO TV explains.

  20. 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.