Videos on forced labour

August 2020

  1. Millions of children across the globe continue to be exploited

    11 August 2020

    The universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the Worst forms of Child Labour is a milestone, says the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Tomoya Obokata. However countries need to intensify efforts to eradicate child labour in all its forms.

July 2020

  1. List of journalists' testimonies

    30 July 2020

  2. Wagner Moura: Your reporting can save lives

    28 July 2020

    ILO Goodwill Ambassador Wagner Moura says responsible reporting can help highlight the plight of those workers who face abusive practices and are denied fundamental human and labour rights.

June 2020

  1. COVID-19 and advocates

    15 June 2020

    On World Day against Child Labour, Serj Tankian, a celebrated musician, calls upon all countries, governments, and partners to act decisively against child labour. He says that the pandemic can push back the progress done to get children out of child labour.

January 2020

  1. Video: Combatting Forced Labour in the Thai Fishing and Seafood Industry

    06 January 2020

    Thailand’s ratification of the 2014 Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention (P29) – the first country in Asia to do so – marked an important shift in the country’s fishing and seafood industry. These changes were a product of tripartite debates in which stakeholders have weighed in on the proposed ratification and changes to Thai law, and is a powerful signal to workers, employers and trading partners in the region of Thailand’s commitment to confront the problem of forced labour.

December 2019

  1. ILO calls for unity to end modern-day slavery

    02 December 2019

    On the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Channel Africa's Zikhona Miso spoke to the ILO's forced labour senior specialist, Luiz Machado about what can be done to eliminate forced labour around the world.

November 2019

  1. We need to do more to protect migrant workers, says the ILO's Michelle Leighton

    05 November 2019

    CNN International interviews Michelle Leighton, Chief of the ILO's Labour Migration Branch to discuss what can be done to better protect migrant workers from human trafficking and forced labour.

  2. Children and labour don't belong together

    04 November 2019

    40 million people in modern slavery. 152 million girls and boys are trapped in child labour. Malaysian artist, Nazreen Mohamad, wrote and delivered this beautiful poem.

September 2019

  1. "Ending child labour, forced labour and human trafficking in Global Supply Chains"

    01 September 2019

    Presentation of the key findings and recommendations of a report prepared jointly by the ILO, the OECD, the International Organisation for Migration, and UNICEF, under the auspices of Alliance 8.7

August 2019

  1. © Gill Button 2022

    Use art to end slavery

    22 August 2019

    To mark International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade, artist and ILO advocate, Gill Button, calls for justice for victims of trafficking and those who are in forced labour.