Forced labour resources

  1. Massive Online Open Course - Business and Decent Work: How enterprises contribute to achieve decent work for all (SDG 8)

  2. MEF-BRIDGE-ILO GBNFL online workshops on forced labour and fair recruitment for Malaysian businesses in export manufacturing and plantations sectors

    20 May 2021

    During the course of three workshops held on April 16, 20 and 21, 2021, participants had the opportunity to pose questions to the presenters. The questions asked are answered in further detail in the attached Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

  3. A comprehensive analysis of policies and frameworks governing foreign employment for Nepali women migrant workers and migrant domestic workers. Exploring the migration policymaking process with a specific focus on bans and restrictions on foreign employment. Executive Summary

    18 May 2021

  4. A comprehensive analysis of policies and frameworks governing foreign employment for Nepali women migrant workers and migrant domestic workers. Exploring the migration policymaking process with a specific focus on bans and restrictions on foreign employment.

    18 May 2021

    One of the principal causes and risk factors for forced labour and trafficking, identified by past research led by the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Work in Freedom (WiF) Programme, is restrictive and gender-insensitive migration policies. These include restrictions on movement in the form of bans and restrictions on the departure of women migrant workers and migrant domestic workers from origin countries to seek foreign employment.

  5. Fact sheet - From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (The Bridge Project) Nepal

    05 May 2021

  6. Measurement, Awareness Raising, and Policy Engagement (MAP16) Project

    22 April 2021

    The project contributes to the promotion of decent work in Sri Lanka by supporting prevention measures and addressing child labour and its worst forms through new, fit for purpose, targeted approaches.

  7. Webinar on the Opportunities and Challenges of the Ratification of ILO Convention No. 188 on Working in Fishing

    Fishing is recognized as a hazardous occupation, with capture fisheries having among the highest incidence of occupational injuries and fatalities. Fishers across the range of commercial fishing operations commonly face long working hours, remote work, exposure to dangerous weather conditions and the generally hazardous nature of working in the marine environment.

  8. Towards well-managed labour migration: Fair recruitment for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia

    The ILO is organising a webinar on “Towards well-managed labour migration: Fair recruitment for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia”.

  9. Promoting Decent Work for Sustainable Development

    20 November 2020

    The Malaysia Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2019–20 provides a framework for the first of two phases of structured cooperation between the ILO, the Government of Malaysia, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) and the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).

  10. Policy brief on anti-trafficking laws, policies and practices (in Bangla)

    04 November 2020

    Donors, Governments, international organizations, unions, employers and other civil actors often seek solutions to prevent human trafficking. This is a list of the ten most common misperceptions among policy makers, related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Work in Freedom Programme.