Publications on forced labour

May 2017

  1. Sustainable Development Goals

    Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    08 May 2017

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.

  2. 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. Violence and Harassment at Work

    Violence and Harassment against Women and Men in the World of Work-Trade Union Perspective and Action

    08 March 2017

    Violence against women and men in the world of work is an abuse of power that affects the most marginalised workers. Women are disproportionately affected where unequal power relations, low pay, non-standard working conditions and other workplace abuses expose them to violence in the world of work. This report draws on the work of Global Union Federations and 35 national case studies from different sectors and countries across the world to show that through collective agreements, workplace policies and negotiations, campaigns and awareness raising, trade unions have taken constructive steps to tackle violence in the world of work. A key objective of the report is to promote a systematic approach to prevention and elimination of violence and harassment at work and to inform trade unions in building a strong position for the development of a standard-setting item at the International Labour Conference in 2018.

  5. 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. Report

    Working anytime, anywhere: The effects on the world of work

    15 February 2017

    This report considers the impact of telework/ICT-mobile work on the world of work. It synthesises research carried out by Eurofound’s network of European correspondents and ILO country experts.

  3. 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.