Forced labour resources

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    Malaysia takes major step towards ending forced labour

    26 November 2021

    National Action Plan launched with aim to eliminate forced labour in Malaysia by 2030.

  2. Regional Trade Union Workshop for promoting decent work and socially responsible labour practices in global supply chains

    This regional forum will aim to build the capacity of trade union organisations and enable workers and unions to strategically use international instruments in the field of Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) (ILO MNE Declaration, OECD Guidelines on MNEs and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights)

  3. Sabah stakeholders seek solutions to forced labour, child labour challenges

    12 November 2021

    Challenges and best practices to address child and forced labour were discussed by a wide range of Sabah stakeholders recently.

  4. A Bright Future Ahead: Understanding and Addressing Forced Labour and Child Labour Issues

    This online event will provide guidance to Sabah employers and other stakeholders on how it can prevent and address forced labour and child labour in their operations.

  5. ILO-CEC Workshop on Advancing International Labour Standards and socially responsible labour practices on the “belt and road”

    Mianyang, Sichuan Province

  6. Tripartite Consultation - Gap Analysis on the Forced Labour Protocol (2014)

    07 September 2021

    The Ministry of Overseas Pakistani and Human Resource Development (MoOP&HRD) with the technical assistance of the ILO convened a stakeholder’s consultation on the situation and gaps concerning the Protocol on Forced Labour (P029, 2014).

  7. The Bridge Project Livelihood intervention: Findings from the Nepal Midline Survey

    01 September 2021

    The Bridge Project livelihood intervention in Nepal supported 600 former victims of forced labour in Bajura and Kanchanpur, with skills training. Based on a market and beneficiary needs assessment, livelihood participants were offered a training on one of 14 different trades according to their interests and the labour demand in the region. All of the participants received the basic level training on one trade, which followed the standard government curricula. A baseline survey was conducted in Nepal for all 600 beneficiaries between August-October 2018.

  8. Conversations on Working in Freedom

    The four part discussion series will build on ongoing conversations between ‘Working in Freedom’ programme partners to link evidence and gendering policies, and highlight the lessons learned. They can be drawn upon to inform policy efforts as well as strategize effectively on the ground.

  9. Reporting and Referral Step-by-Step Guide on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Malaysia

    25 June 2021

    This referral guide is designed for any person in Malaysia who would like to report cases of forced labour, and also State and non-State front-line service providers including enforcement agencies, legal case workers and social workers, who are involved in the receipt, review, referral and service provision of potential forced labour and human trafficking cases in Malaysia. This is to help understand about the processes of: (1) reporting of potential cases; (2) collecting information from the potential victim; (3) assessing the needs of the victim; (4) referral of cases; and (5) taking actions on referred cases.

  10. Reporting and referral step-by-step guide for forced labour and human trafficking: Contact information

    15 June 2021

    This Guidebook provides contact information of agencies that could assist with your complaints in Malaysia