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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.

June 2006

April 2006

  1. Issues: April 2006, Vol. 5, No. 1

    01 April 2006

    The edition looks at the importance of occupational safety and health, the employment rights of individuals with disabilities, and whether there is a jobs crisis in Asia.

March 2006

  1. Regional programme on migration

    24 March 2006

    This fact sheet covers the ILO regional programme on labour migration.

  2. Managing labour migration in Southeast Asia

    24 March 2006

    This article is based on a lecture at ILO Bangkok on 24 March 2006 on the book Managing Labour Migration in the Twenty-First Century.

  3. Labour market governance: fact sheet

    24 March 2006

    This fact sheet based on the ILO report on labour and social trends in Asia and the Pacific 2006: progress towards decent work.

February 2006

  1. Gender issues in micro and small enterprises in Lao PDR

    01 February 2006

    This report is the outcome of a gender study on micro and small entrepreneurs in Lao PDR jointly undertaken by the ILO and the Gender Research and Information Development Centre of the Lao Women’s Union. The research findings highlight the experiences and issues concerning these entrepreneurs from a gender perspective. The report provides recommendations for the promotion of gender equality in enterprise development both for policy makers and development agencies.

  2. Vendors' livelihoods: Women micro entrepreneurs and their business needs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    01 February 2006

    The research report desribes the situation of women micro-vendors in Phnom Penh, in terms of their business needs, constraints and opportunities. The research was done in cooperation with the Urban Sector Group and included interviews and focus group discussions with 288 micro-vendors in six different markets. The report provides recommendations geared to improve the business performance of women micro-vendors.

  3. Social protection for all men and women: A sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Kiribati – options and plans

    01 February 2006

    Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILO's effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

  4. Social protection for all men and women: a sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Vanuatu – options and plans

    01 February 2006

    Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILO's effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

  5. Social protection for all men and women: a sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Solomon Islands – options and plans

    01 February 2006

    Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILO's effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

  6. Social protection for all men and women: a sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Samoa – options and plans

    01 February 2006

    Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILO's effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

  7. Social protection for all men and women: a sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Fiji – options and plans

    01 February 2006

    Lack of adequate social security is one of the greatest challenges facing the countries in the Pacific. The ILO views that the extension of social security is an essential component of the ILO's effort for the fulfilment of Decent Work for all men and women.

January 2006

  1. Child domestic workers in Ho Chi Minh City: survey report

    02 January 2006

    Estimates the size of child domestic workers population in Ho Chi Minh City.

  2. Guidelines on the formation of self help groups for families of working children

    01 January 2006

    Explains the role of self-help groups. The guidelines and methodology are intended to assist in the designing and managing of self-help groups as a productive alternative for very poor people to build up some savings and to counter the indebtedness problem in Cambodia.

  3. Decent Work Country Programme in Mongolia

    01 January 2006

    Contributing to realizing decent work in Mongolia.

  4. Employment of people with disabilities: a human rights approach (Asia), report of a Tripartite Technical Consultation, Bangkok, 18 to 20 January 2006

    01 January 2006

    Report of a Tripartite Technical Consultation on employment of people with disabilities adopting a human rights approach. Discusses how to develop and enforce rights based legislation and evaluates what futher actions are needed.

  5. Proceedings of the Expert Group Meeting on Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Vocational Training, 14-16 February 2006, Bangkok, Thailand.

    01 January 2006

    Identifies the barriers and challenges to the inclusion of disabled persons in mainstream vocational training programmes and suggests practical solutions, tools, techniques to address the barriers and implement existing policies.

  6. Anti-child trafficking legislation in Asia: a six-country review

    01 January 2006

    Highlights inadequacies in the legal frameworks and discrepancies between national laws and international instruments in the six countries reviewed including Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia.

  7. Child-friendly standards & guidelines for the recovery and integration of trafficked children

    01 January 2006

    Includes procedures and services needed for the protection, recovery and social integration of child victims of trafficking, especially in shelters.

  8. Combating child trafficking in Asia: information package

    01 January 2006

    Contains regional and country level briefing sheets presenting an overview of the child trafficking situation in Asia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

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