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. Fighting discrimination against women and girls in Pakistan

    23 May 2022

    Young girls have been educated and motivated to raise awareness of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work among cotton growing communities. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  3. At land or sea, decent work is a right for all

    01 May 2022

    An ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude prevails all too often when it comes to the labour rights of workers employed in South East Asia’s fishing and seafood processing sectors. On International Workers' Day, Mi Zhou and Benjamin Harkins argue that it’s time for change.

  4. Acting together to build a positive culture of safety and health

    28 April 2022

    An opinion editorial by Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for the International Labour Organization for Asia and the Pacific , in conjunction with the commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with examples from Indonesia. The opinion article was published by the Jakarta Post on 28 April.

  5. The importance of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    Ms Ingrid Christensen, Country Director, ILO Country Office for Pakistan explains the importance of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and Decent Work in the cotton supply chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  6. Sindh Agricultural Forestry Workers & Coordinating Organization shares the changes made to enhance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 April 2022

    Mr Suleman Abro, Founder President, Sindh Agricultural Forestry Workers & Coordinating Organization (SAFWCO) shares what they are doing to improve respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  7. Pakistan Workers Federation share the changes made to enhance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 April 2022

    Mr Chaudhary Muhammad Yaseen, General Secretary, Pakistan Workers Federation shares the changes they have made to improve respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  8. Employers Federation of Pakistan share the changes made to enhance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 April 2022

    Mr Fasihul Karim Siddiqi, Advisor, Employers Federation of Pakistan shares the changes they have made to improve respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  9. Labour and Human Resources Department, Government of Sindh-Pakistan share the changes made to enhance Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    27 April 2022

    Mr Syed Farrukh Humayun Zaidi, Joint Director, Labour and Human Resources Department, Government of Sindh-Pakistan, shares the changes they have made to enhance respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain in Pakistan. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.

  10. Business community promotes Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in Pakistan

    27 April 2022

    The Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established a Departmental Committee for promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. The ILO developed this testimonial under its project “Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Cotton Supply Chain”, funded by INDITEX.