Forced labour resources

  1. Second Conversation Trafficking in the wake of Covid-19 Concept Note

    30 July 2020

    Concept note of Conversations on Working in Freedom

  2. Indonesia and Thailand to strengthen their port inspection to combat trafficking and forced labour at sea

    15 July 2020

    To combat forced labour and human trafficking onboard fishing vessels in the Southeast Asia, Indonesia and Thailand, with support from the ILO, took a step to develop a bilateral protocol on port State inspection on foreign fishing vessels.

  3. First Conversation Domestic Workers Concept Note

    18 June 2020

    Concept note of Conversations on Working in Freedom

  4. Knowledge helps Indonesian fishers survive the pandemic and prevent human trafficking

    17 June 2020

    Fishing is one of the sectors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Fishers do not only lose their livelihoods but also face a greater risk of human trafficking. The ILO and its partners raise their awareness for better protection and prevention.

  5. ILO team up with trade unions to protect fishers from COVID-19 pandemic and human trafficking

    12 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the vulnerability of fishers and make them at higher risks of being trapped in human trafficking. The ILO team up with trade unions in fishing sector to raise their awareness about the pandemic and the danger of trafficking.

  6. ILO welcomes milestone to end forced labour in Viet Nam

    08 June 2020

    The National Assembly has voted for the ratification of ILO Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labour and approval of the free trade agreement between the EU and Viet Nam.

  7. © Hoa Tran / ILO 2023

    Southeast Asian Forum for Fishers strengthen efforts to better protect migrant fishers

    03 June 2020

    To strengthen the protection of migrant fishers in the Southeast Asia, SEA Forum for Fishers emphasized the need for streamlined coordination at both national and regional levels during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. Government, workers and employers discuss COVID-19 impact on Malaysian supply chains

    26 May 2020

    According to latest ILO estimates, over one million Malaysian jobs in manufacturing supply chains are at risk due to the COVID-19 crisis; Government, workers and employers discussed how to mitigate the impact of the crisis on Malaysia’s supply chains and build back better.

  9. Government, employers and worker leaders emphasize on tripartite consultation, skills building and ratification of ILO Conventions on minimum age and forced labour

    28 November 2019

  10. Countries in Asia and the Pacific drive action to end child labour, forced labour and human trafficking

    22 November 2019

    Asia-Pacific countries committed to accelerate action and strengthen collaboration to ensure that all women, men, girls and boys are free from child labour, forced labour and human trafficking.