Publications on forced labour

May 2017

  1. Publication

    Employer-Migrant Worker Relationships in the Middle East: Exploring scope for internal labour market mobility and fair migration

    04 May 2017

    Reforming migrant worker visa-sponsorship schemes in the Middle East can benefit the economies of receiving countries as well as the migrant workers themselves.

March 2017

  1. Working in Freedom Project

    Migrant women workers and overt migration policies in Nepal: A law and policy baseline study

    13 March 2017

  2. Working in Freedom Project

    Migrant domestic and garment workers in Jordan: A baseline analysis of trafficking in persons and related laws and policies

    13 March 2017

  3. Working in Freedom Project

    Working conditions of migrant garment workers in India: A literature review

    13 March 2017

  4. Publication

    Fair recruitment and decent work for women migrant workers in South Asia and the Middle East - Global Component - Midterm Evaluation Summary

    02 March 2017

    Project: GLO/13/53/UKM - Evaluation consultants: Amy Jersild, Asha D'Souza, Hanan Kwinana, Jhabindra Bhandari

February 2017

  1. Background document

    Inputs for reflection in the Americas

    22 February 2017

    Preparatory Meeting of the Americas to the IV Global Conference on Sustained Eradication of Child Labour Buenos Aires, February 22-23, 2017

  2. Child labour and forced labour

    Third-party monitoring of measures against child labour and forced labour during the 2016 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan

    01 February 2017

    This report has been prepared by the ILO at the request of the World Bank for the third party monitoring of the World Bank-financed projects in agriculture, water and education sectors in Uzbekistan. The ILO is grateful for the cooperation of the tripartite constituents of Uzbekistan, and in particular the Federation of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan, in the monitoring and assessment process. The ILO has tried to reflect the constructive comments received from its partners throughout the process. In line with their request, it has formulated concrete suggestions for further work by the constituents, including cooperation involving the ILO and the World Bank. The ILO alone is responsible for the conclusions drawn in this report.

January 2017

  1. Report

    Brick by Brick: Unveiling the full picture of South Asia’s brick kiln industry and building the blocks for change

    30 January 2017

December 2016

  1. Publication

    General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment

    01 December 2016

    The objective of these General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment is to inform the current and future work of the ILO and of other organizations, national legislatures, and the social partners on promoting and ensuring fair recruitment. These principles and guidelines are derived from a number of sources, including international labour standards and ILO instruments among others.

November 2016

  1. Publication

    Report of the discussion: Tripartite Technical Meeting on the Access of Refugees and Other Forcibly Displaced Persons to the Labour Market

    29 November 2016