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Labour Migration Reporting Ep 3: Experiences of women who migrate for work

This podcast series looks at labour migration in Africa and focuses on how women experience it on different levels. It highlights how African women experience labour migrations locally, regionally and internationally; featuring expert analysis and tips for…

Podcasts

Labour Migration Reporting Ep 1: Contextualising labour migration on the continent” (African Women in the Media)

This podcast series looks at labour migration in Africa, and focuses on how women experience it on different levels.

Podcasts

Migrant Rights and Your Rights

In this episode, our podcast host Tolu Olubunmi shares some of her personal story as a Dreamer and a migrant. Born in Nigeria, Tolu came to The United States when she was a young teenager. "Along the way I had lost my immigration status and had become…

Podcasts

Making domestic work decent work in South Africa

South African domestic worker Florence Sosiba shares her experience representing the rights of domestic workers in her country. ILO Podcast.

Podcasts

Podcast : “Reporting Migration” (by Freelancing for Journalists)

In this podcast, Freelancing for Journalists speaks to two experts about reporting migration, a topic that raises a number of ethical issues for journalists to confront. Caitlin Chandler, a journalist covering migration, security and human rights and Georg…

Videos

Human Trafficking in the Middle East

This video is produced by the ILO project "Improving Labour Migration Governance and Combating Human Trafficking in the Middle East" to give more information about the labour migration and human trafficking.

Videos

The ILO General Principles for Fair Recruitment (short version)

To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour. These guidelines help inform the work of the ILO, other organisations, national…

Videos

Building bridges: How can Media, Trade Unions and Civil Society work together?

Journalists, NGOs and trade unions help promote and protect migrant workers’ rights.

Videos

Why is reporting fairly on migration so important? ILO

Millions move to Middle East in search for decent work. Media reporting on labour migration plays a critical role in how we view migrant workers.

Glossaries

IOM’s Glossary on Migration

Effective cooperation among relevant actors is probably more important in the migration field than in any other policy areas. Not only do States sometimes speak different languages when dealing with migration, but also actors within the same State often…

Guides

Media coverage on migration: A practical guide for journalists

This guide aims to help journalists and media professionals in covering migration. The current context must provide an opportunity for in-depth discussion and introspection on the role and responsibilities of journalists and media professionals. Media…

Glossaries

Media-friendly glossary on migration – Middle East Edition

Patterns of international migration continue to grow, diversify and evolve. Questions of migration, citizenship and border control feature heavily in political debates across the world. At the international level, the United Nations has decided to adopt…

Guides

Five Point Guide For Migration Reporting

In this video, you will learn about the Ethical Journalism Network's guidelines for migration reporting. The Chair of the EJN's board of trustees, Dorothy Byrne introduces the guidelines and explains why covering migration in an ethical way is so important.…

Glossaries

Media-friendly glossary on migration: Women migrant workers and ending violence against women (EVAW) edition

Safe and Fair saw a need for commonly used and technical terms related to women’s migration and violence against women to be defined for media, as well as wider use.

Guides

Media guidelines for reporting on gender-based violence in humanitarian contexts

These guidelines are intended to ensure that all actors who play a role in facilitating or engaging in media reporting on GBV are aware of and able to prioritize the ethical and safety considerations that preserve the safety, confidentiality and dignity of…

Glossaries

Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration” (ILO)

This glossary is adapted from the Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration developed by the ILO and the UNAOC, under joint copyright.

Guides

Story-based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists (UNESCO)

This manual provides a guide to basic methods and techniques of investigative journalism, and it consciously fills a gap in the literature of the profession.

Articles

Human Rights Watch Guidelines for Describing Migrants

In line with international practice, there are a number of accurate ways to describe foreigners who have entered a country’s territory without permission and/or who do not have regular immigration status.

Articles

Tips on how to combat compassion fatigue, and discuss migration on social media

The Ethical Journalism Network

Articles

Putting the Human Into Human Trafficking Reporting: Tips for Interviewing Survivors

Putting the Human Into Human Trafficking Reporting: Tips for Interviewing Survivors. The Irina Proyect

Guides

Media Coverage on Migration: Promoting a Balanced Reporting

Migration and asylum policy is as much about reality as it is about perception – perception by policy makers/politicians and by citizens/voters of what is happening and how it can be managed.

Articles

¿Como Podemos Mejorar La Forma En Que Contamos Las Noticias de migración?

10 Consejos De Periodistas

Articles

Journalists’ resources for reporting on immigration

Here are resources for reporters who are covering immigration.