04 November 2019
21 October 2019
08 October 2019
Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour
20 - 22 November 2019
25 - 27 September 2019
Workshop on Strengthening Capacity and Coordination on Prevention and Investigation of Trafficking in Persons for Forced Labour
27 - 28 May 2019
26 September 2019
26 September 2019
Convening Actors to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT): Fact sheet
23 September 2019
Sustaining GSP-Plus Status by Strengthened National Capacities to Improve ILS Compliance and Reporting-Mongolia Phase 2
1 April 2018 - 31 March 2020
Eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains: an integrated approach
1 March 2018 - 28 February 2022
1 September 2017 - 31 March 2020
ILO Indicators of Forced Labour booklet presents eleven indicators intend to help front-line criminal law enforcement officials, labour inspectors, trade union officers, NGO workers and others identify people who are possibly trapped in a forced labour situation and those who may require urgent assistance. The booklet is available in Burmese, Chinese, English, Khmer, Mongolian, Thai and Vietnamese language versions.
Current forced labour projects in Asia and the Pacific
Forced Labour Action in the Asian Region Project (FLARE)
1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015
The FLARE project aims to strengthen the capacities of the national institutions to prevent and address forced labour in East and South-East Asia.
Work in Freedom
1 March 2013 - 30 April 2018
The Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE), The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), National Coordination Council for Workers’ Education (NCCWE) and Association of Recruiting Agents, other government ministries, departments, national and international NGOs and International trade unions as appropriate for achieving the project outputs.
Work in Freedom: Preventing trafficking of women and girls in South Asia and the Middle East
1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018
The ILO-DFID “Work in Freedom” programme promotes empowerment and education, fair recruitment, safe migration and decent work for women and girls from South Asia, and thus contribute to the prevention of human trafficking in this region and in the Middle East.