Forced labour resources

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. No social justice without achieving Target 8.7

    20 November 2019

    Ms. Walter Dagmar, Director, DWT South Asia and India, addresses the gathering on behalf of ILO’s Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Ms. Tomoko Nishimoto at the inaugural session of the Asia Regional Conference on Alliance 8.7

  4. Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour

  5. Children and labour don't belong together

    04 November 2019

    40 million people in modern slavery. 152 million girls and boys are trapped in child labour. Malaysian artist, Nazreen Mohamad, wrote and delivered this beautiful poem.

  6. Southeast Asian Forum for Fishers to enhance efforts to end human trafficking and forced labour in fisheries

    30 September 2019

    The SEA Forum for Fishers (the Southeast Asian Forum to End Trafficking in Persons and Forced Labour of Fishers) agreed on recommendations calling for flag States to protect fishers and migrant fishers on vessels flying their flag, particularly on high seas.

  7. Inaugural Plenary Meeting of the SEA Forum for Fishers

    In recent years, the trafficking of workers into fishing has emerged as an issue in Southeast Asia’s fishing and seafood industry, particularly for major seafood and fish exporting nations such as Indonesia, Thailand, Viet Nam, Myanmar, and the Philippines.

  8. Business responsibility on preventing and addressing forced labour in Malaysia: Training facilitator’s guide

    06 September 2019

    This guide is intended to be used by facilitators to deliver interactive training to employers on how to take practical actions to assess, identify and manage risks of forced labour in company operations, including supply chains. This complements the ILO-MEF employers’ guide entitled Business responsibility on preventing and addressing forced labour in Malaysia: A must-read guide for employers.

  9. Business responsibility on preventing and addressing forced labour in Malaysia: A must-read guide for Malaysian employers

    06 September 2019

    This guide provides practical guidance to employers on how to identify risks of forced labour in company recruitment, employment and sourcing practices, and how to effectively prevent and eliminate these risks. It is intended for company managers and staff responsible for human resources management, social and legal compliance issues at the enterprise level.

  10. ILO Bangladesh Hosts High-Level Consultation on Eliminating Child Labour

    28 August 2019

    Regional workshop explores the gaps in current knowledge base to end Child Labour in Six South East Asia Nations.