Publications on forced labour

July 2017

  1. Publication

    Recruitment practices and seasonal employment in agriculture in Uzbekistan 2014-15

    04 July 2017

    This ILO survey Report paints a qualitative and quantitative picture of the recruitment experience of adults picking cotton in Uzbekistan.

June 2017

  1. Publication

    Recruitment practices and seasonal employment in agriculture in Uzbekistan 2014-15 - Executive summary of ILO survey

    28 June 2017

    This is the Executive Summary of the ILO report on the results of primary research carried out by the ILO regarding the recruitment and seasonal work of adults aged 18-50 years old in Uzbek cotton cultivation in 2014 and 2015. The report aims to provide a deeper understanding of practices regarding the recruitment of seasonal labour in Uzbek cotton cultivation, including a framework for measuring the risk of forced labour in this specific context. The full report will be available soon.

  2. Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa: Preparation of the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour and Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    21 June 2017

  3. Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa: Preparation of the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour and Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    21 June 2017

  4. Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Child labour and forced labour in Sub-Saharan Africa: Preparation of the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour and Consultation on Alliance 8.7 - Agenda

    21 June 2017

  5. Publication

    ILO IPEC+ Flagship Strategy - International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour and Modern Slavery

    06 June 2017

  6. Cooperatives and the World of Work Series No. 8

    Cooperatives and the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: Cooperatives and Forced Labour

    02 June 2017

    Domestic work, agriculture, construction, manufacturing and entertainment are among the sectors most affected by compulsory and forced labour. Migrant workers and indigenous people are particularly vulnerable to it. This note looks at how cooperatives and their unions and federations can play a crucial role reaching out to their members and imparting tools and know-how that facilitate their change toward elimination of forced labour practices.

May 2017

  1. C188 Report

    Gap analysis of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), and Thai national laws, regulations and other measures concerning conditions of work on board fishing vessels

    30 May 2017

    This gap analysis of C188 was prepared by an inter-disciplinary team of the ILO, including staff of the EU-funded Ship to Shore Rights Project, following extensive consultations conducted by the ILO in partnership with the Ministry of Labour. This analysis has been presented to the Government and social partners for validation and the results are a reflection of this process of close tripartite consultation and engagement.

  2. P29 Report

    Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930, and the fishing and seafood processing industries in Thailand

    30 May 2017

    This document was prepared by an inter-disciplinary team of the ILO, including staff of the EU-funded Ship to Shore Rights Project, following extensive consultations conducted by the ILO in partnership with the Ministry of Labour. This analysis has been presented to the Government and social partners for validation and the results are a reflection of this process of close tripartite consultation and engagement.

  3. 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.