Resources for ethical journalism

Now more than ever, the role of the media in shaping public perception on migration is critical. The ILO and IFJ have joined forces to promote the best practices when reporting on labour migration, providing tools, resources, forums and practical tips for journalists covering migrant stories.

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Hear our experts in forced labor and migration media coverage!


Find out about the latest events, training and workshops covering key issues in labour migration. 


Join the Facebook Group for media professionals covering labor migration and fair recruitment stories across the world. Share tips, receive updates about the latest resources and events and create professional networks with other journalists and media.


2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

The ILO Labour Migration media competition aims to recognize fair and balanced media reports that contribute to the elimination of public misperception, xenophobia and discrimination against migrant workers and highlight the positive contributions they make.

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Labour migration in a nutshell

Despite the efforts made to ensure the protection of migrant workers, many migrants continue to experience numerous problems particularly more vulnerable groups, such as female domestic workers, entertainers and lower-skilled workers.