Publications

The ILO Office in Nepal publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals relevant to Nepal. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the ILO Office in Nepal.

2005

  1. Combating Child Trafficking for Labour and Sexual Exploitation (Midterm Evaluation Summary)

    01 September 2005

    Project: RAS/02/51/USA Evaluation Consultant: Dr. Christopher Hermann

  2. Dalits and labour in Nepal: Discrimination and forced labour

    01 August 2005

    The key objective of this study was to analyse discrimination against occupational castes (Dalits) in the labour sector, as well as forced and child labour when it occurs.

  3. ASIST Bulletin No. 19

    01 June 2005

    Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

  4. Nepal and Pakistan - Micro-finance and microenterprise development: Their contribution to the economic empowerment of women

    01 March 2005

    SEED Working Paper No. 69

  5. ILO Convention No. 169 and Peace Building in Nepal.

    01 January 2005

  6. Indigenous Peoples,Poverty Reduction and conflict in Nepal.

    01 January 2005

  7. Decent civil works in Nepal and Thailand: From research to action planning

    01 January 2005

    Focuses on labour policy and practice relating to decent work in the Nepalese and Thai construction sectors.

  8. Decent civil works in Nepal and Thailand: From research to action planning

    01 January 2005

    Focuses on labour policy and practice relating to decent work in the Nepalese and Thai construction sectors.

  9. A report on micro and small enterprise policy review in Nepal

    01 January 2005

    This report presents the findings and recommendations of a project entitled “Micro and Small Enterprise Policy Review in Nepal (MSE-PR)”.

  10. Decent civil works in Nepal: From research to action planning

    01 January 2005

    This study is about decent work in civil works in Nepal. It aims to provide trade unions, workers’ and employers’ organizations and the government information about labour practices and the needs of workers, employers, investors in infrastructure and facilitating government institutions.

2004

  1. An overview paper on overseas employment in Nepal

    01 December 2004

    This report provides an important synthesis of information on labour migration from Nepal. It offers a critical overview of statistics on migration, and details a range of limitations and holes in the available data. In addition, the report paints a demographic picture of Nepal's migrant workforce.

  2. Migrant workers and human rights: Out-migration from South Asia

    08 September 2004

    This publication is in line with ILO mandate in support of migrant workers. The studies covering five countries in South Asia - Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were undertaken from August to November 2003. It presents an overview of out-migration from South Asia and is intended to be utilized as background material for the General Discussion on Migrant Workers at June 2004 Session of the International Labour Conference.

  3. ASIST Bulletin No. 18

    01 September 2004

    Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The theme of this issue is: Policy, institutional and legislative issues; Financing and resource allocation

  4. Sexual harassment at the workplace in Nepal

    01 January 2004

    This exploratory study for Nepal forms part of a regional overview for the Asia Pacific Regional Action against Sexual Harassment at work. Eleven case studies such as this have been undertaken in different countries in the Asia-Pacific Region – part of a regional campaign to draw attention to this critical issue.

  5. The informal economy and workers in Nepal

    01 January 2004

    This report marks an important point in debates about Nepal’s informal economy. For the first time, the significance of the informal economy is recognised and the challenges facing workers discussed.

  6. NEPAL: HIV & AIDS and Working Children in Nepal (2004)

    01 January 2004

    A report on the link between HIV & AIDS and child labour in Nepal.

  7. Social protection for people in the informal economy of Nepal

    01 January 2004

    This study has attempted to provide an analysis of the scope of existing social protection schemes at different levels, which address the needs of excluded groups of people in Nepal. The study portrays the diversity and character of social protection mechanisms in the country implemented by remarkably broad range of actors, including government, employers’ organizations, trade unions, community groups and women’s cooperatives, as well as families, caste-based and occupation-based groups and communities.

2003

  1. The linkages between women’s employment, family welfare and child labour in Nepal

    01 December 2003

    GENPROM Working Paper No. 12 - Series on Gender in the Life Cycle

  2. Workplace Action on HIV/AIDS - Issue 4, December 2003

    01 December 2003

  3. Social Finance Working Paper #39: Savings and credit associations and remittances

    01 October 2003

    The case of Far West Nepalese labour migrants in Delhi, India

  4. Social Finance Working Paper #39: Savings and credit associations and remittances

    01 October 2003

    The case of Far West Nepalese labour migrants in Delhi, India