ILO in Nepal

  • Our impact, their voices

    Fair Recruitment – It is possible!

    The ILO Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment helps Nepali migrant workers seek foreign employment fairly and safely.

  • Fair recruitment

    New online ratings help migrant workers avoid unscrupulous recruiters

    A new web platform aimed at migrant workers lists user reviews of recruitment agencies. By helping migrants avoid falling for false promises, the website is an important tool to promote fair recruitment.

  • Our impact, their voices

    Breaking bonded labour and gender roles in Nepal

    The abolition of bonded labour has encouraged gender equality in Nepal. The ILO’s Bridge Project supports workers’ transition from bonded labour to decent work and provides women with skills in traditionally masculine areas of work.


  1. Empowering stories of women on the move

  2. Stay or go: Migration should be a choice

  3. Women helping women succeed in Nepal

  4. Browse our photos of working lives in Nepal

Focus on our projects

  1. Video

    Nepal: Labour migration should be a choice

  2. Video

    ILO General Principles on Fair Recruitment

  3. ILO-DFID Partnership

    “Work in Freedom”: preventing migrant women and girls from being trafficked