Policy Outcome 8: Protecting workers from unacceptable forms of work
- More effective policies and regulations, informed by an enhanced knowledge base on the extent and patterns of unacceptable forms of work in different sectors, occupations and groups, including migrants, indigenous peoples, people living with HIV and persons with disabilities;
- Improved institutional capacity for implementation of policies and regulations, with a focus on the eradication and prevention of forced labour and child labour and all forms of discrimination; the promotion of equal remuneration with emphasis on women in female-dominated, low-paying occupations; the protection of workers from working conditions that put at risk their life or health, including harassment and violent behaviour; and the promotion of freedom of association and of collective bargaining for workers at higher risk of unacceptable forms of work; and
- Strengthened advocacy and partnerships with concerned multilateral organizations, civil society groups and media, especially in respect of the eradication of forced and child labour, the promotion of equal remuneration with emphasis on women in female-dominated, low-paying occupations, and the prevention and protection of women and men from workrelated violence and harassment.
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