Projects: forced labour

  1. Support to the Government of Zambia for the Implementation of Policy and the National Plan of Action against Human Trafficking

    1 November 2009 - 31 October 2012

    Recognising the value of coordinated and collaborative programmes of support to the Government of Zambia, the UN Country Team has established a joint programme against human trafficking, involving ILO, IOM, and UNICEF. The objective of this programme is to contribute to the protection of people (especially children and women) from the harmful effects of trafficking by supporting implementation of Government’s policy and action plan against trafficking.

  2. Prevention of trafficking in persons through improved management of labour migration in Sri Lanka

    1 October 2009 - 30 September 2012

    The overall goal of the project is to promote decent work in “conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity” for women and children employed as domestic or unskilled workers abroad, reducing their vulnerability to rights violations as victims of trafficking for labour exploitation.

  3. ESF/XENOS-Project "Berlin Alliance against Human Trafficking into Labour Exploitation"

    1 July 2009 - 30 June 2012

    Joint project between the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Berlin Senate Department for Integration, Work and Social Issues (SenIAS)

  4. Eliminating Forced Labour and Trafficking in Jordan

    26 February 2009 - 26 August 2010

    The project seeks to strengthen government law enforcement capacity to identify, investigate and prosecute offences for forced labour and human trafficking; and support the establishment of an efficient and regulated recruitment mechanism.

  5. Going back – Moving on: Economic and Social Empowerment of Migrants including victims of trafficking returned from the EU and neighbouring countries

    1 February 2009 - 31 January 2012

    In many European countries, Thai and Filipino women are among the largest group of women migrant workers. They are heavily concentrated in the services sector, as waitresses in restaurants, and in entertainment venues, (including sex-establishments) and as domestic workers. Given their occupational profile and the irregularity of their employment status, it is not surprising that many Filipino and Thai migrant workers, especially women, have experienced some of the worst forms of exploitation in Europe.

  6. Reducing Vulnerability to Bondage in India through Promotion of Decent Work

    31 March 2008 - 31 March 2011

    The overall objective of the project is to reduce vulnerability of workers to bondage situations in brick manufacturing and rice mill sectors in Tamil Nadu by achieving a significant improvement in living and working conditions for women and men workers and their family members.

  7. Slave Labour in Brazil

    1 January - 31 December 2008

  8. Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers (Phase II)

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2011

    The Project addresses the needs, rights and concerns of Indonesian migrant workers throughout the migration cycle. The project also focuses in particular on domestic workers, who are among the most vulnerable to forced labour and trafficking.

  9. Enhancing communities’ capacity in Nigeria and Ghana to combat human trafficking

    1 July 2007 - 31 July 2008

    The project is linked to Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCP) currently being developed between Nigeria, Ghana and the ILO.

  10. Revitalizing public-private partnerships against trafficking and forced labour in East Asia

    1 July 2007 - 31 December 2008

    Mongolia, Vietnam, China