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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.

January 2006

  1. A demand side of human trafficking in Asia: empirical findings

    01 January 2006

    Probes the demand side of trafficking, covering attitudes and policies that enable this crime in Bangldesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

  2. Good practices in Asia: prevention and rehabilitation

    01 January 2006

    Contains 18 good practices and lessons learnt on prevention of child trafficking and rehabilitation of child victims of trafficking, based on the experiences of the ILO-IPEC TICSA-II.

  3. The Mekong challenge - Cambodia's 'beer promotion girls' - their recruitment, working conditions and vulnerabilities

    01 January 2006

    Examines the factors, quantitatively and qualitatively, that lead to the girls' recruitment, their day-to-day experiences and their working conditions.

  4. The Mekong challenge - Cambodia's hotel and guesthouse workers - their recruitment, working conditions and vulnerabilities

    01 January 2006

    Provides information on workers in hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap, Cambodia, an area of work which has been linked to trafficking in children and young women.

  5. The Mekong challenge - underpaid, overworked and overlooked: the realities of young migrant workers in Thailand (Volume 1)

    01 January 2006

    Report of the Mekong Subregional project to combat trafficking in children and women focuses on the realities of young migrant workers in Thailand.

  6. The Mekong challenge - underpaid, overworked and overlooked: the realities of young migrant workers in Thailand (Volume Two)

    01 January 2006

    Report of the Mekong Subregional project to combat trafficking in children and women focuses on the realities of young migrant workers in Thailand. Published in both English and Thai.

  7. The Mekong challenge - working day and night - the plight of migrant child workers in Mae Sot, Thailand

    01 January 2006

    Report on the findings of a survey of more than 300 Burmese children working in factories on the Thai side of the border reveals a situation of serious labour exploitation, in many cases considered to be worst forms of child labour.

  8. Rehabilitation of the victims of child trafficking:

    01 January 2006

    Comprehensive needs-based approach including medical, social and legal elements, to ensure the effective rehabilitation of children rescued from trafficking and other abuses.

  9. Empowerment for children, youth and families: 3-R trainers' kit on rights, responsibilities and representation

    01 January 2006

    The 3-R kit is a “social empowerment tool” for working with children, youth and parents who are vulnerable to exploitation and abuses in migration. It offers creative discussion and tutoring on how to break down or rise above the inequalities daily confronting them. Its function is to promote equality between the sexes and build up people’s social and emotional skills for betting handling or avoiding inequalities and risks. This requires making them aware of children’s rights, worker’s rights, gender equality issues and other useful knowledge for making informed decisions about their lives and job choices.

  10. Child domestic labour in South East and East Asia: Emerging good practices to combat it

    01 January 2006

    Explores the current child domestic labour situation in the region and actions being taken to combat it.

  11. Survey report: child domestic workers in Ho Chi Minh city

    01 January 2006

    Estimates the size of the population of child domestic workers in Ho Chi Minh City through a household-based survey. Provides recommendations to develop effective intervention programmes or projects in the future.

  12. Good practices in safety, health and working conditions: home workers, farmers and construction workers in Cambodia, Mongolia, and Thailand

    01 January 2006

    Presents best practice photos related to safety, health and working conditions collected in Cambodia, Mongolia and Thailand.

  13. Integrating occupational health services into public health sytems : a model developed with Thailand's primary care units

    01 January 2006

    Report on a pilot programme with Thailand's Ministry of to integrate occupational health services into public health systems.

  14. Know more about HIV/AIDS: a toolkit for workers in the informal economy

    01 January 2006

    Exercises for informal economy workers to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.

  15. Mid-term evaluation report: Project on Capacity Building of Occupational Safety and Health in Agriculture - Vietnam chapter

    01 January 2006

    Evaluates the progress toward and impact on achieving the objectives of the project between May 2004 and December 2005.

  16. Work improvement for safe home: action manual for improving safety, health and working conditions of homeworkers

    01 January 2006

    Provides home workers with practical ideas on how to improve their safety, health and working conditions.

  17. Guidelines for development of Regional Model Competency Standards (RMCS)

    01 January 2006

    Provides a basis for vocational training programmes, testing and certification in many countries.

  18. Regional Model Competency Standard: tourism industry

    01 January 2006

    Describes the competencies used in a range of occupations and job roles that apply throughout the whole tourism industry.

  19. Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning (IRAP) in Mongolia

    01 January 2006

    Provides guidance on how to improve the accessibility of rural people in Mongolia to the various economic and social goods, services and facilities that they need in their daily lives.

  20. Maintenance study in the Philippines

    01 January 2006

    An assessment of the situation of rural roads in five provinces: Albay, Bataan, Eastern Samar, Guimaras and Zamboanga del Norte Province.

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