Forced labour resources

  1. Indonesia to establish a national team for joint labour inspection in the fishing sector

    27 April 2023

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab continues to support Indonesia in developing and finalizing a Field Guide on Labour Inspection On-Board Fishing Vessels as a tool that will be used by the national team for joint labour inspection in the sector.

  2. ILO and Indonesia’s Diponegoro University raise awareness of forced labour in the fishing sector

    07 April 2023

    The ILO's 8.7 Accelerator Lab in Indonesia collaborates with the Faculty of Economics and Business, Dipenogoro University (FEB Undip) to promote the inclusion of labour rights in business school education.

  3. How service delivery for women migrant workers and their families in construction sector are strengthened in Thailand

    16 February 2023

    The ILO, through the Safe and Fair programme under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, reaches out to women migrant workers and their families in construction camps in Thailand, ensuring their rights and entitlements are protected and respected.

  4. A new private sector working group to promote decent work and sustainable growth in Indonesia’s fishing industry

    14 February 2023

    Supported by the ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund, employers’ organisations and their members’ fishing companies, form a working group to address existing labour challenges and promote decent work.

  5. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour - Phase II (The Bridge Project II) - MONGOLIA

    15 December 2022

    This project aims to support global and national efforts to combat forced labour under the 2014 ILO Protocol and Recommendation on Forced Labour in Mongolia.

  6. STRATEGY: To promote freedom of association in the palm oil sector

    13 December 2022

    This campaign strategy document is developed by the Malaysian Trades Union Congress with a view to promoting freedom of association in the palm oil sector, as well as increasing trade union membership among local and migrant workers in the sector in the immediate future.

  7. Dancing to her own beat

    20 October 2022

    Persons with disabilities face significant obstacles to accessing decent work. Which is why Tharshini believes that sharing her story is important. For her employment at an enterprise in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka not only opened up the world of work, but also reignited her passion for dancing.

  8. © ILO/F. Latief 2023

    Hoping for improvements after 27 years working at sea

    18 October 2022

    After 27 years working at sea, Sukarno’s working life remains the same— constant, hard work with few, short breaks. His hope is to work on land, close to his family.

  9. Preventing forced labour at sea in Indonesia through labour inspections at Indonesian fishing ports

    17 October 2022

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund supports the efforts taken by relevant ministries in Indonesia to improve protection for Indonesian local and migrant fishers with an updated field guide for labour inspection, training and pilot joint-inspections in Benoa and Jakarta ports.

  10. Malaysian labour inspectors increase capacity to advance workers’ rights in palm oil sector in Indonesia and Malaysia

    11 October 2022

    Sabah labour inspectors trained on forced labour, child labour and gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace in compliance with international labour standards.