The ILO Office in Nepal publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals relevant to Nepal. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the ILO Office in Nepal.


  1. 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.

  2. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals among the Indigenous Surels of Nepal.

    01 January 2006

  3. Indigenous Peoples and the Millennium Development Goals - Perspectives from communities in Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Guatemala and Nepal.

    01 January 2006

  4. Newsletter - The ILO and indigenous and tribal peoples - Indigenous peoples and the MDGs, ILO

    01 January 2006

  5. Compassionate Care. Workshop proceedings on directions in community-based care, and social reintegration for Nepal (TICSA-I)

    01 January 2006

    Concerns the two following workshops: "Issues and directions for institutional and community-based care, August 11-12, 2004" and "Building the foundation for reintegration activities, August 24 - 25, 2004". The aim of the was to provid participants with an opportunity to learn key responsibilities required for withdrawal of trafficking survivors and to protect and fulfill children's rights.

  6. Anti-child trafficking legislation in Asia: a six-country review

    01 January 2006

    Highlights inadequacies in the legal frameworks and discrepancies between national laws and international instruments in the six countries reviewed including Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia.

  7. Combating child trafficking in Asia: information package

    01 January 2006

    Contains regional and country level briefing sheets presenting an overview of the child trafficking situation in Asia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

  8. A demand side of human trafficking in Asia: empirical findings

    01 January 2006

    Probes the demand side of trafficking, covering attitudes and policies that enable this crime in Bangldesh, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.


  1. Combating child labour in Asia and the Pacific: Progress and challenges

    31 December 2005

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  2. Ethical considerations when conducting research on children in the worst forms of child labour in Nepal, 2005

    01 December 2005

    Trilingual publication. Through the use of illustrative examples from rapid assessment research conducted on the worst forms of child labour by the ILO in Nepal, this paper temps to analyse the aspects to be considered when planning research as well as situations to avoid when going into the field and making results public.

  3. Growth, employment and poverty : an analysis of the vital nexus based on some recent UNDP and ILO/SIDA studies

    01 October 2005

    Issues in Employment and Poverty, Discussion Paper No.19

  4. Sustainable elimination of bonded labour in Nepal (Phase I) (Final Evaluation Summary)

    06 September 2005

    Project NEP/00/51/USA

  5. Combating Child Trafficking for Labour and Sexual Exploitation (Midterm Evaluation Summary)

    01 September 2005

    Project: RAS/02/51/USA Evaluation Consultant: Dr. Christopher Hermann

  6. Dalits and labour in Nepal: Discrimination and forced labour

    01 August 2005

    The key objective of this study was to analyse discrimination against occupational castes (Dalits) in the labour sector, as well as forced and child labour when it occurs.

  7. ASIST Bulletin No. 19

    01 June 2005

    Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

  8. Nepal and Pakistan - Micro-finance and microenterprise development: Their contribution to the economic empowerment of women

    01 March 2005

    SEED Working Paper No. 69

  9. ILO Convention No. 169 and Peace Building in Nepal.

    01 January 2005

  10. Indigenous Peoples,Poverty Reduction and conflict in Nepal.

    01 January 2005

  11. Decent civil works in Nepal and Thailand: From research to action planning

    01 January 2005

    Focuses on labour policy and practice relating to decent work in the Nepalese and Thai construction sectors.

  12. Decent civil works in Nepal and Thailand: From research to action planning

    01 January 2005

    Focuses on labour policy and practice relating to decent work in the Nepalese and Thai construction sectors.