News and articles

  1. Strengthening leadership capacities of stakeholders from Nepal and Paraguay to influence policies on migrant domestic workers

    23 May 2015

    The Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families (GAP-MDW) supported participation of the stakeholders from Nepal and Paraguay in the training organized by UN Women on Gender, Migration, Development: A Matter of Rights, aiming at replication of the training at national level and promotion of a gender sensitive approach of advocacy on migrant domestic workers’ rights.

  2. Why framing the discourse on human trafficking is important - some thoughts

    05 March 2015

  3. Workers of SAARC, unite

    18 December 2014

    Op Ed published in The Kathmandu Post

  4. SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Anna Engblom, Chief Technical Advisor, South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project (funded by the European Union), ILO Country Office for Nepal

  5. SAARC commits to helping migrant workers

    18 December 2014

    By Yoshiteru Uramoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

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    Young workers in Asia face instability and vulnerability

    27 August 2014

    A new International Labour Organization (ILO) report on the transitions of young people from education to the employment market in Asia and the Pacific, finds majority of youth in the region are either in low quality jobs or unemployed.

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    Fighting bonded labour in Nepal

    02 August 2013

    Though it is banned by the government and has all but disappeared from certain locations, bonded labour persists in some parts of the country.

  8. Question and answers on Work In Freedom programme

    15 July 2013

    The 5-year joint DFID/ILO programme aims to prevent over 100,000 girls and women from South Asia from falling victim to child and labour trafficking.

  9. Fighting forced labour with education

    04 January 2013

    Nepalese women migrating as domestic workers often risk falling prey to human trafficking. A little knowledge can go a long way towards reducing their vulnerability.

  10. Trekking boosts rural income in Nepal

    26 September 2012

    Following the end of the Maoist insurgency in Nepal, the ILO launched a project to promote employment and accelerate peace-building in 2007. Opening new routes for tourism that benefit local people is part of the project.