The ILO Country Office for Pakistan publishes a wide range of books, reports and working papers relevant to Pakistan. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the ILO Library in Islamabad.
12 June 2010
Various activities commemorating the World Day Against Child Labour were held in Pakistan during the period 10 – 16 June 2010 under the over all theme of the campaign “Go for the Goal … End Child Labour”. The Day was celebrated in collaboration with the ILO tripartite constituents; Government, Employers and Workers, and the partner NGOs, civil society, academia, and target beneficiaries.
10 February 2010
Intended to guide and support the Provincial and Local Governments, in developing their own strategies, plans and programmes for the protection of labour rights of home-based workers.
07 January 2010
Provides the first district level labour market information for the district of Faisalabad focusing on the age group of 15-29 years old and their school-to-work transition. Based on the analysis of this transition and the identification of the obstacles, more effective youth policies and programmes can be designed in Pakistan.
15 December 2009
A discussion paper on evolution of industrial relations in Pakistan.
15 June 2009
This compendium is the outcome of the joint efforts of the ILO Office for Pakistan and seven universities across Pakistan under the initiative "Small Scale Research Grants for University Students" as an integral part of the project "Women's Employment Concerns and Working Conditions in Pakistan"
01 May 2009
The analysis in this issues discusses the economic integration of women and their access to decent work opportunities. The results confirm persistent gender inequalities in the labour market.
Towards achieving social and financial sustainability: A study on the performance of microfinance in Pakistan
07 January 2009
Analyses the performance of microfinance sector of Pakistan in fulfilling its dual objective social uplift and achieving financial sustainability. The main focus of this report has been the performance of microfinance industry in Pakistan with specific focus on both supply and demand side issues. insight into the key findings of the survey. Moreover, it has also reviewed the impact of microfinance on child labour among poor families.
05 January 2009
This resource was part of a series of trainings on gender sensitization have been organized as the part of Action Programme signed between ILO and Pakistan Workers Federation (PWF).
01 December 2008
Provides background information about the Advanced Leadership Programme for Women Trade Union Leaders/Office Bearers in Pakistan.
01 December 2008
In countries like Pakistan, the gender question assumes greater relevance as typical social norms and behaviours tend to discriminate against the interests and expectations of women and further reinforce the historical concentration of power.
Capacity building of key state functionaries on International Labour Standards: Policies, programmes and practices
21 November 2008
This report is part of the ILO's Women Employment Concerns and Working Conditions in Pakistan Project (WEC-PK) which designed a training course as its key constituent for the capacity building of future policy-makers of Pakistan.
16 November 2008
Unfolds the concept and need of crèche (child day care center) in a country like Pakistan. It highlights the role crèche are playing in other countries, their impacts on the society with special reference to the children of the working women.
14 November 2008
The analysis in this issues discusses Pakistan's progress in creating "full and productive employment and decent work for all including women and young people", as a prerequisite for achieving Millennium Development Goal by identifying decent work challanges the Government, employers and workers will be in a better position to develop and adapt labour market policies and action plans.
01 May 2008
Provides information and analysis focusing on young people. It presents a quantitative assessment of the realities of Pakistan’s youth labour market and identifies the challenges facing young people.
18 March 2008
Relates the outcome of the joint efforts of the ILO Country Office for Pakistan and seven universities across Pakistan under the initiative "Small Scale Research Grants for University Students" as an integral part of the project "Women's Employment Concerns and Working Conditions in Pakistan.
01 December 2007
Identifies the need to promote greater investment in skills and training so that men and women have enhanced and equal access to productive and decent work.
01 June 2007
Reviews the labour market in Pakistan during the period 1999-2000 to 2005-2006, using best practice in statistical analysis and presentation, including an explanation of all classifications and definitions used.
Reaching behind closed doors: A survey of legal and policy responses to child domestic labour in South Asia together with recommendations for reform
05 April 2006
This paper frames the international standard of protection in the context of child domestic labour and reviews by comparison the extent of legal and policy measures relating to this sector across South Asia.
02 August 2005
Women face a number of challenges in accessing work in general and the environment is often unsupportive. This guideline provides information on measures that can be applied to reduce disciminatory practices.
08 September 2004
This publication is in line with ILO mandate in support of migrant workers. The studies covering five countries in South Asia - Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were undertaken from August to November 2003. It presents an overview of out-migration from South Asia and is intended to be utilized as background material for the General Discussion on Migrant Workers at June 2004 Session of the International Labour Conference.