Publications on forced labour


  1. Combatting Forced Labour Through Quality Skills and Lifelong Learning

    07 December 2022

    This policy brief provides an overview of the work ILO is doing in the prevention of forced Labour through skills development and Lifelong Learning. While highlighting how forced labour remains a prevalent issue at the global level, this policy brief discusses some of the main challenges faced by countries in countering forced labour and how to combat it through quality skills and lifelong learning and help people access decent work.

  2. The CLEAR Cotton project at a glance

    28 November 2022

    Eliminating child labour and forced labour in the cotton, textile and garment value chains: an integrated approach

  3. IPEC+ Global Flagship Programme Implementation

    28 November 2022

  4. Conducting and contributing to Evaluations of National Action Plans on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work: A step-by-step guide

    20 October 2022

    These guidelines attempt to highlight the key stages in which we can appropriate integrate all Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work along the evaluation process of National Action Plans (NAPs) on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW).

  5. Mapping of organizations, institutions and companies developing digital solutions to address forced labour in the fisheries sector

    26 September 2022

    This mapping provides a snapshot of digital solutions that are being used or are in the process of being developed or trialled to address labour rights abuses and forced labour in the fisheries sector.

  6. Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage

    12 September 2022

    This report was produced through a collaboration between the ILO, Walk Free and the International Organization for Migration.

  7. Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage - Executive Summary

    12 September 2022

  8. Gender-sensitive reporting and communication on labour migration

    25 August 2022

    Stories about “migrants” tend to not capture gender-related disparities and the specific challenges that women or men can face in their labour migration experiences, this brief explores how journalists and communicators can introduce a gender-sensitive approach to their work.

  9. Media-friendly glossary on migration: Fair recruitment and forced labour- Uganda Edition

    29 July 2022

    The Glossary is part of the International Labour Organization (ILO) series of media-friendly glossaries on migration. It is intended to guide media practitioners on use of appropriate terminologies when writing/reporting about labour migration.

  10. 2020-2021 Annual Review under the follow-up to the ILO 1998 Declaration - Compilation of baseline tables, by country

    08 July 2022

    (based on the reports of Member States that have not ratified all fundamental Conventions and/or that have not ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930)