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.

2004

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  5. Action against child labour through education and training (Final Evaluation Summary)

    12 May 2003

    Project INT/98/10/NOR

  6. Labour market policies, economic growth and poverty reduction : lessons and non-lessons from the comparative experience of East, South-East and South Asia

    01 April 2003

    Issues in Employment and Poverty, Discussion Paper No.8

  7. Workplace Action on HIV/AIDS - Issue 3, March 2003

    01 March 2003

2002

  1. Cross border trafficking of boys: Nepal

    31 December 2002

  2. Trafficking and sexual abuse among street children in Kathmandu

    01 December 2002

    The main aim of the study was to examine the element of trafficking and also the extent and nature of sexual abuse among street children. The study utilizes both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods.

  3. Internal trafficking among children and youth engaged in prostitution in Nepal

    01 December 2002

    The present study attempts to identify the causes and elements of trafficking among children and youth engaged in prostitution in the Kathmandu Valley.

  4. Nepal - Bonded labour among child workers of the Kamaiya system: A rapid assessment (IWFCL, no 5)

    01 December 2002

  5. South Asia Subregional Programme to Combat Trafficking in Children for Exploitative Employment (TICSA)- Final Project Evaluation (2002)

    01 July 2002

    The ILO-IPEC South-Asian Sub regional Programme to Combat Trafficking in Children for Exploitative Employment (TICSA) was launched in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka in February 2000.

  6. NEPAL: Child Labour in the Nepalese Carpet Sector: A Rapid Assessment (2002)

    16 June 2002

    An assessment to explore the relationship between child labour and the Nepalese carpet industries.

  7. NEPAL: Specialized Training Manual on Psychosocial Counselling for Trafficked Youth (2002)

    01 April 2002

    A training manual on psychosocial counselling for trafficked youth developed by the Center for Victims and Torture (CVICT) in Kathmandu. This manual was offered to social workers and counsellors who help the children in rehabilitation centres in South Asia as part of the Trafficking in Children South Asia Project (TICSA) project of the ILO’s International Programme on the elimination of Child Labour (IPEC).

2001

  1. Nepal - Situation of child porters: A rapid assessment (IWFCL, no 6)

    01 December 2001

  2. Nepal - Situation of child rag pickers: A rapid assessment (IWFCL, no 4)

    01 December 2001

    Aims to gather information on the hazardous conditions facing childrenwho work as ragpickers, known as Khate in Nepalese slang, and the manner in which these children are exploited. Provides details on the nature, processes, and problems of child ragpicking, including the perceptions and behaviours of these children towards education, work and society.

  3. Nepal - Trafficking in girls with special reference to prostitution: A rapid assessment (IWFCL, no 2)

    01 December 2001

    Aims to shed new light on the plight and lives of Nepalese girls trafficked within their country or across the border to India, for sexual exploitation. More specifically, the study focuses on uncovering the causes,characteristics, magnitude and consequences of these children and their involvement in this hidden worst form, and to offer recommendations based on these findings.

  4. Nepal - Situation of Domestic Child Labourers in Kathmandu: A rapid assessment (IWFCL, no 3)

    01 November 2001

    Rapid assessment undertaken in Kathmandu to characterise DCL and to understand the trends in their employment. It provides overall quantitative and qualitative information on the topic of domestic child labour to fill the many gaps in knowledge about this hidden form of work.

  5. 35th anniversary: ILO-Nepal partnership

    01 November 2001

    The publication is on the technical assistance programme from 1966 with the government and the ILO's social partners in Nepal.