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The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Asia and the Pacific. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

October 2013

  1. To work or not to work? Factors holding women back from market work in Sri Lanka

    15 October 2013

    This study looks at the extent to which differences in individual and household characteristics are associated with whether women in Sri Lanka work for pay or not.

  2. A Social Protection Floor for India

    09 October 2013

    This study is an invaluable reference for professionals and practitioners working in the field of social security, in particular policymakers and regulators in India. It is also intended for persons who assist practitioners such as technical assistance providers and donors.

  3. Report of the Fifth Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region

    07 October 2013

    Contains the report of the Fifth Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region, under the ASEAN-ILO/Japan Industrial Relations Project.

  4. Better Work Vietnam newsletter, Sep-Dec 2013

    03 October 2013

    The Better Work Vietnam's newsletter highlights the project's major activities in the last four months of 2013

  5. Skills and Employability Network Community Updates, Issue 13

    01 October 2013

    This is the October 2013 edition of the Skills and Employability Network Updates. In this issue you can read about resources, news, events in the world of skills and employability. If you want to include information about your organization, events, projects, in the next updates then please let us know and we will include it in the next edition of the Updates.

  6. Pakistan Labour Market Update - September 2013

    01 October 2013

    Pakistan Labour Market Update 2013 provides a snapshot of the latest economic and labour market situation in Pakistan based on information gathered from official national sources. The Update presents the overall employment context and highlights the distinct challenge for women in terms of participation and access to better quality jobs.

  7. National Strategy for Promotion of Gender Equality in TVET

    01 October 2013

    Women’s participation in TVET in Bangladesh is strikingly low, ranging from 9 per cent to 13 per cent in public institutions. This strategy is a step towards improving this, providing specific actions to improve female participation.

  8. News@ILO, October 2013

    01 October 2013

    The October 2013 e-newsletter of the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific contains the latest news from ILO in the region, a feature article on rural development in Timor-Leste, a selection of the latest publications, and forthcoming events and meetings.

September 2013

  1. New arrivals at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok: September 2013

    30 September 2013

    Provides list of new publications at the ILO Knowledge Centre in Bangkok.

  2. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, September 2013

    25 September 2013

    The fifth quarterly newsletter of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam covers a range of news from the establishment of the National Wage Council, future development of trade unions, an initiative to improve recruitment agencies, to the financial warning for the country's social security fund.

  3. Report of the Third Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region

    25 September 2013

    Contains the report of the Third Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region, under the ASEAN-ILO/Japan Industrial Relations Project.

  4. ILO Quang Nam newsletter, September 2013

    18 September 2013

    The ILO project “Strengthening Inland Tourism Project in Quang Nam" has issued its newsletter for September 2013. The publication reviews its major activities in the month and introduces upcoming events.

  5. Brochure: Children in Hazardous Work – Questions and Answers

    16 September 2013

    The ILO estimates that of the world’s 215 million child labourers, 115 million are involved in hazardous work, including 41 million girls and 74 million boys; 53 million are aged 5-14, and 62 million are aged 15-17. One concern is that the number of child labourers engaged in hazardous work has been increasing among the 15-17 age group. The highest concentration of hazardous child labour is in agriculture (59 %) followed by 30 % in services (e.g. domestic work, street-based work) and 11 % in industry (e.g. small workshops, mining, construction).

  6. Thematic brochure: Migration

    16 September 2013

    Migration is a global phenomenon which is growing in scope and complexity. In 2010, some 214 million people — 3 per cent of the world's population — lived outside their country of origin. The majority of migrants cross borders in search of better economic and social opportunities. Of the hundreds of millions of people living outside their countries of birth, the ILO estimates that almost 90 per cent are migrant workers and their families.

  7. Good Labour Practices (GLP) Training and Capacity Building Programme Overview for Shrimp and Seafood Processing Sector in Thailand

    16 September 2013

    An overview of the Good Labour Practices (GLP) Training and Capacity Building Programme Overview for Shrimp and Seafood Processing Sector in Thailand

  8. Good Labour Practices Brochure

    16 September 2013

    A brochure on the Good Labour Practices Programme launced in September 2013

  9. Good Labour Practices (GLP) Guidelines for primary processing workplaces in the shrimp and seafood industry of Thailand

    16 September 2013

    The Good Labour Practices (GLP) programme was initiated and developed through joint efforts between Department of Labour Protection and Welfare (DLPW), Department of Fisheries (DOF) and industry members as a comprehensive fisheries industry improvement programme. This work has been technically supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) through its International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) in Thailand. Trade Unions and civil society groups in Thailand have also been part of designing this programme.

  10. Thematic brochure: Forced labour

    16 September 2013

    Thematic brochure on Forced Labour produced by the ILO-IPEC project on Combating the worst forms of child labour in shrimp and seafood processing areas of Thailand.

  11. Thematic brochure: Child labour

    16 September 2013

    Thematic brochure on Child Labour produced by the ILO-IPEC project on Combating the worst forms of child labour in shrimp and seafood processing areas of Thailand.

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