Publications on forced labour

March 2007

  1. "Close to Slavery, Guestworker Programs in the United States", Southern Poverty Law Center

    12 March 2007

    The 48-page report, based on interviews with thousands of guestworkers and dozens of legal cases, describes the systematic abuse of workers under what is known as the H-2 system administered by the U.S. Department of Labor.

February 2007

  1. "Contemporary slavery in the UK: Overview and key issues", Joseph Rowntree Foundation

    26 February 2007

    This report aims to be the first comprehensive review of the current extent of slavery in the UK, under the different forms it takes, such as trafficking for sexual or domestic labour, forced labour or debt bondage.

January 2007

  1. Methodologies for global and national estimation of human trafficking victims: current and future approaches

    02 January 2007

    This paper provides a detailed comparison of the methodologies used by the ILO and the US government for computing global estimates, discussing strengths and weaknesses of both methods.

  2. Directions for national and international data collection on Forced Labour

    02 January 2007

    This paper provides some ideas and directions as to how the existing gaps in our understanding of the quantitative dimensions of forced labour could be reduced.

  3. Trafficking for the purposes of labour exploitation: a literature review, UK Home Office

    01 January 2007

    This report summarises the findings from a review of literature on trafficking of people to the UK for the purposes of labour exploitation. The review both develops the evidence base and identifies knowledge gaps in this area. The findings are split into two parts, the first on adult victims and the second on children.

May 2006

  1. People trafficking: upholding rights and understanding vulnerabilities - Forced Migration Review (Issue 25)

    01 May 2006

    Forced Migration Review (FMR) is a magazine published by the Refugee Studies Centre of the Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

February 2006

  1. "Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons",UNODC

    01 February 2006

    There is still much to be learnt about what works best to prevent and combat human trafficking under various circumstances. The toolkit presents a selection of conceptual, legislative and organizational tools in use in different parts of the world.

January 2006

  1. "Capacity building to combat the Forced Labour outcomes of Human Trafficking" project flier

    12 January 2006

    Project flier for the project "Capacity building to combat the Forced Labour outcomes of Human Trafficking".

  2. Turin Flyer

    12 January 2006

  3. Moldova and Ukraine project flier

    12 January 2006

    project flier for the project "Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures" (2006 - 2008)