Resources on migration and child labour


  1. Publication

    The Mekong Challenge - An Honest Broker - Improving cross-border recruitment practices for the benefit of Government, Workers and Employers

    18 September 2008


  1. Training manual

    Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms - A Manual for training education practitioners: Ghana

    01 December 2007

    This manual was produced under ILO-IPEC project WACAP, which was implemented in Cameroon, Côte d¿Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria (2002-2006).It is a training course for education practitioners who are working to make education inclusive for working children. It is specifically aimed at helping these professionals address the special needs of current and potential child labourers in order to encourage them to stay in school and complete their education.

  2. Publication

    Steps to the elimination of child labour in Central and Eastern Europe: Emerging good practices and lessons learned

    01 January 2007

    These good practices represent the work of a whole range of organizations and bodies involved in efforts to eliminate trafficking and other worst forms of child labour in Central and Eastern Europe. In addition to implementing the various activities described herein, they have been active participants in the process of identifying, documenting, validating and sharing the good practices, of which this document is the fruit.


  1. Training guide

    Tackling hazardous child labour in agriculture: Guidance on policy and practice - Toolkit

    01 October 2006

    This toolkit has been produced to help policy-makers ensure that agriculture is a priority sector for the elimination of child labour. The guidebooks included in this package provide policy-makers and stakeholder organizations with information and ideas needed to plan, formulate and implement policies and programmes to tackle hazardous child labour in agriculture.

  2. Publication

    The Mekong Challenge - Underpaid, Overworked and Overlooked: The realities of young migrant workers in Thailand - Vol. 1

    12 June 2006

  3. Instructional material

    Handbook on combating child labour among indigenous and tribal peoples

    01 June 2006

    A joint PRO 169 and IPEC initiative

  4. Publication

    The Mekong Challenge - Cambodia's "Beer Promotion Girls", their recruitment, working conditions and vulnerabilities

    13 March 2006

    This survey is part of a series of studies into recruitment practices and working conditions in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) of children and young women in sectors vulnerable to human trafficking, and the associated and inherent sexual and labour exploitation.

  5. Instructional material

    Child domestic labour in South-East and East Asia: Emerging good practices to combat it

    01 January 2006

    This report explores the recent situation of child domestic labour and the actions that are being taken to combat it in the region.


  1. Publication

    Employers' demand for child labour in the pyrotechnics and fashion accessories industries in the Philippines

    01 December 2005

    The objectives of the study are to determine and analyze findings (reasons, socioeconomic contexts, employers) to formulate policies that will address the child labour problem from the demand side.

  2. Publication

    Investigating the worst forms of child labour: a synthesis report of selected rapid assessment and national reports

    01 November 2005

    Synthesis report presents an analyses and findings from 38 RAs and 2 national reports both across worst forms and countries. The categories of worst forms cover: children in bondage; child domestic workers; child soldiers; child trafficking; drug trafficking; hazardous work in commercial agriculture, fishing, garbage dumps, mining and the urban environment; commercial sexual exploitation; and children working in the streets.