Forced labour resources

  1. Dancing to her own beat

    20 October 2022

    Persons with disabilities face significant obstacles to accessing decent work. Which is why Tharshini believes that sharing her story is important. For her employment at an enterprise in Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka not only opened up the world of work, but also reignited her passion for dancing.

  2. © ILO/F. Latief 2022

    Hoping for improvements after 27 years working at sea

    18 October 2022

    After 27 years working at sea, Sukarno’s working life remains the same— constant, hard work with few, short breaks. His hope is to work on land, close to his family.

  3. Preventing forced labour at sea in Indonesia through labour inspections at Indonesian fishing ports

    17 October 2022

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab Multi Partner Fund supports the efforts taken by relevant ministries in Indonesia to improve protection for Indonesian local and migrant fishers with an updated field guide for labour inspection, training and pilot joint-inspections in Benoa and Jakarta ports.

  4. Malaysian labour inspectors increase capacity to advance workers’ rights in palm oil sector in Indonesia and Malaysia

    11 October 2022

    Sabah labour inspectors trained on forced labour, child labour and gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace in compliance with international labour standards.

  5. Malaysian palm oil industry seeks to strengthen responsible labour practices

    05 October 2022

    ILO conducted supported workshop to assist sees Malaysian palm oil industry in addressing share best practices to combat forced labour labour and child labour.

  6. Promote disability-inclusive employment: "Road to Success” Phase III and Digital in Demand China Project launched

    28 September 2022

  7. Focus group discussion with employers in agriculture and construction sectors on workers’ accommodation

    23 September 2022

    Employers in agriculture and construction sectors to provide better accommodation for women migrant workers in Thailand, ensuring the accommodation free from violence and harassment.

  8. Joint Fishing Inspection Pilots

    Through this initiative, the ILO Accelerator Lab 8.7 programme (AL) aims to provide as series of knowledge sharing and technical meeting sessions to improve existing labour inspection model including on-site training simulation to conduct on board labour inspection in fishing vessels.

  9. New UN survey on migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in South-East Asia

    01 September 2022

    UN study reveals migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) in South-East Asia benefit from labour migration, yet experience discrimination.

  10. Forced labour and forced labour indicators for the rubber industry in Malaysia

    25 August 2022

    It contains key points about: (1) what is forced labour; (2) related national legislations; and (3) indicators of forced labour and what companies should do.