1. Forced labour and human trafficking: handbook for labour inspectors

    01 August 2008

    The handbook is a tool for training. It seeks both to inform labour inspectors of the facts and trends of modern forced labour and the challenges before them, and to promote discussion as to how labour inspectorates worldwide could be harnessed more effectively to global efforts against forced labour and trafficking.

  2. Conclusions on skills for improved productivity, employment growth and development

    13 June 2008

    International Labour Conference, 2008

  3. Iraq - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2008): Freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining (FACB)

    15 February 2008


  1. Displaced Palestinian Refugees from the Nahr El-Bared Refugee Camp: Findings from a survey of 999 families

    07 December 2007

    This report provides statistics based rimarily on a field survey of 999 Palestinian families displaced from the Nahr El-Bared refugee camp outside the city of Tripoli.

  2. ABC of women workers' rights and gender equality

    29 October 2007

    This second-editioned publication presents important information relevant to women workers in entries on sexual harassment, women in development, the glass ceiling and many more. With an easy-to-follow, this book provides an essential tool raising awareness and legal literacy on gender equality issues.

  3. Enterprises in Lebanon 2006-2007: A Post-Conflict Impact Assessment One Year On

    17 October 2007

    This is a comprehensive report on the impact of the 2006 conflict on the small and micro enterprise sector in Lebanon. The purpose of this research work was to understand how the small enterprise sector – an already neglected, disadvantaged and less privileged part of the private sector – was affected by the recent conflict. The scope of research work was the entire population of small enterprises over the length and breadth of the country.

  4. Local Economic Recovery in Iraq: Learning Material for Practitioners

    01 October 2007

  5. A manual for gender audit facilitators. The ILO participatory gender audit methodology

    13 July 2007

    This manual provides gender audit facilitators with guidelines and practical instructions on how to plan and implement participatory gender audits in an organizational context. Structured chronologically, the manual is a step-by-step guide that provides the facilitators with a set of tools that help examine the extent to which equality is being institutionalized; identify good practices in technical work and point to effective and efficient ways of moving forward in mainstreaming gender in all work activities, thereby supporting an organization's commitment to gender equality.

  6. The right to decent work of persons with disabilities

    01 January 2007

    It traces the growth of attention to disability issues in international and national standards since the early twentieth century, and it reviews the types of policy measures in place in countries around the world. It also shows clearly that progress has been made, but underscores the need to step up international and national efforts to break down the economic and social exclusion of disabled persons.

  7. Jobs for Iraq: An employment and decent work strategy

    01 January 2007

    This book focuses on the critical role of employment and creation of decent work in facilitating peace in Iraq.