ToolkitsVideos Published: 02 Sep 2021

Labour migration: Guidance for journalists

In the following series of videos, media professionals, human rights activists and trade unionists, share their views on the most critical aspects of communicating on labour migration.

Media reporting on labour migration plays a critical role in how we view migrant workers.

The “Do No Harm” approach must prevail when reporting on labour migration.

Building Bridges: How can Media, Trade Unions and Civil Society work together? Journalists, NGOs and trade unions help promote and protect migrant workers’ rights.

Words matter: Why is rights-based terminology seen as critical? Migration issues are sensitive issues. Rights-based terminology, avoiding both pity and xenophobic discourse, is required.