Projects: forced labour

  1. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    1 February 2013 - 31 January 2016

    The project seeks to promote the human and labour rights of migrant domestic workers worldwide by addressing the challenges that make migrant domestic workers particularly vulnerable to the risks of exploitation and abuse.

  2. Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018

    ILO is part of the consortium implementing the project funded by the EU under the 10th European Development Fund. The overall objective of the project is to maximize the development potential of free movement of persons and migration in West Africa. This will be done by supporting the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Free Movement of Persons’ Protocols, Labour and Employment Policy and Action plan adopted in 2009 and the ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration and ECOWAS Plan of Action Against Trafficking in Persons, first adopted in 2001.

  3. Work in Freedom: Preventing trafficking of women and girls in South Asia and the Middle East

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018

    The ILO-DFID “Work in Freedom” programme promotes empowerment and education, fair recruitment, safe migration and decent work for women and girls from South Asia, and thus contribute to the prevention of human trafficking in this region and in the Middle East.

  4. Consolidating and Disseminating Efforts to Combat Forced Labour in Brazil and Peru

    27 December 2012 - 26 December 2016

    The overall purpose of the project is to strengthen efforts to combat forced labour in Brazil and Peru.

  5. Migration and Governance Network - MAGNET

    1 December 2012 - 31 May 2015

    ILO supports Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen and the Gulf Cooperation Council States to strengthen labour migration governance and combat human trafficking.

  6. Action to prevent and prosecute human trafficking in Guatemala

    1 October 2012 - 30 September 2014

    The project aims to enhance the institutional capacities of key stakeholders to enforce the new TIP legal framework, through a victim-centered approach, providing protection and assistance to victims of TIP and forced labor and to those groups most vulnerable to exploitation, especially indigenous peoples.

  7. ILO / World Bank / Government of India Agreement – Technical Support on Rural Roads Maintenance

    1 October 2012 - 31 July 2016

    The ILO will provide technical assistance for developing and launching innovative and sustainable employment intensive rural roads maintenance systems for the project.

  8. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project)

    1 May 2012 - 31 March 2016

    This Project focused on significantly reducing the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection. It is currently continued through TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  9. ILO/Japan Fund for Building Social Safety Nets in Asia and the Pacific (SSN Fund)

    15 June 2011 - 31 December 2019

    The SSN Fund aims to broaden the use of social safety nets through a wide range of projects to extend existing social security systems, promote occupational safety and health (OSH), develop human resources, strengthen labour inspection, eliminate forced labour and foster entrepreneurship. The Fund also responds to natural disasters by implementing crisis response activities in the affected areas to support disaster recovery.

  10. Reducing Vulnerability to Bondage in India through Promotion of Decent Work

    1 March 2011 - 30 November 2013

    The overall objective of the project is to bring significant reduction in household vulnerability to bondage in India through an integrated approach to promote Decent Work