The ILO Country Office for Pakistan publishes a wide range of books, reports and working papers relevant to Pakistan. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested in hard copy from the ILO Library in Islamabad.


  1. Pakistan employment trends 2007: Skills

    01 December 2007

    Identifies the need to promote greater investment in skills and training so that men and women have enhanced and equal access to productive and decent work.

  2. Pakistan employment trends 2007

    01 June 2007

    Reviews the labour market in Pakistan during the period 1999-2000 to 2005-2006, using best practice in statistical analysis and presentation, including an explanation of all classifications and definitions used.


  1. Reaching behind closed doors: A survey of legal and policy responses to child domestic labour in South Asia together with recommendations for reform

    05 April 2006

    This paper frames the international standard of protection in the context of child domestic labour and reviews by comparison the extent of legal and policy measures relating to this sector across South Asia.


  1. Guidelines for creating a work environment free from discrimination and harassment

    02 August 2005

    Women face a number of challenges in accessing work in general and the environment is often unsupportive. This guideline provides information on measures that can be applied to reduce disciminatory practices.


  1. Migrant workers and human rights: Out-migration from South Asia

    08 September 2004

    This publication is in line with ILO mandate in support of migrant workers. The studies covering five countries in South Asia - Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were undertaken from August to November 2003. It presents an overview of out-migration from South Asia and is intended to be utilized as background material for the General Discussion on Migrant Workers at June 2004 Session of the International Labour Conference.

  2. INDIA: A Decade of ILO-India Partnerships: Towards a Future without Child Labour- (1992: 2002)

    01 July 2004

    A publication highlighting the joint efforts of the ILO and its constituents to combat child labour in India.


  1. Update Sialkot - Issue 3

    26 May 1998

  2. Update Sialkot - Issue 2

    26 January 1998


  1. Combating child labour - IPEC in Pakistan

    16 December 1997

    This brochure reflects upon IPEC Pakistan's past, present and future efforts towards elimination of child labour in Pakistan.

  2. Update Sialkot - Issue 1

    27 October 1997

  3. Flyer on Combating Child Labour in Pakistan

    08 September 1997

    A part of the IPEC Pakistan information kit.

  4. Combating child labour in Pakistan - 1997

    12 March 1997

    A part of the IPEC Pakistan information kit.


  1. Combating Child Labour IPEC Action Programmes 1996

    21 October 1996

    A part of the IPEC Pakistan information kit.


  1. IPEC Newsletter - 1995

    20 November 1995

    A part of the IPEC Pakistan information kit.