Publications on forced labour

September 2017

  1. Frequently Asked Questions

    Global estimates of modern slavery: Forced labour and forced marriage - Frequently Asked Questions

    19 September 2017

  2. Summary

    Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage [Executive summary]

    19 September 2017

  3. Report

    Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage

    19 September 2017

    The 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery focus on two main issues: forced labour and forced marriage. The estimate of forced labour comprises forced labour in the private economy, forced sexual exploitation of adults and commercial sexual exploitation of children, and state-imposed forced labour.

  4. Report

    The Migrant Recruitment Industry: Profitability and unethical business practices in Nepal, Paraguay and Kenya

    13 September 2017

    This publication documents the process of foreign recruitment in case-study migration corridors across different regions. The result of the research brings to the fore the abuse of migrant workers by recruiters and seeks to contribute to broadening the choices workers have to find decent work at home and abroad.

August 2017

  1. Publication

    ILO/Japan Cooperation - Factsheet 2017

    13 August 2017

    Japan is a founding member State of the ILO, and a valued partner in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. Japan has ratified 49 Conventions, including 6 Fundamental, 3 Governance and 40 Technical Conventions. Japan holds one of the ten permanent government seats on the ILO Governing Body as a State of Chief Industrial Importance.

  2. Publication

    Garment Factory Characteristics and Workplace Sexual Harassment

    09 August 2017

  3. Publication

    50 for Freedom campaign to end modern slavery

    09 August 2017

  4. Publication

    Promoting Collective Bargaining:Collective Bargaining Convention, 1981 (No. 154), Collective Bargaining Recommendation, 1981 (No. 163)

    08 August 2017

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.