This map displays a global database of national laws, policies and regulations (policies) that have defined recruitment fees and related costs. The data collection was undertaken in 2018 in preparation for a global study to support the Tripartite Meeting
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IOM, Migrant Forum in Asia Partner to Promote the Rights of Migrant Workers in International Supply Chains
Ho Chi Minh City – As the COVID-19 pandemic increases vulnerabilities of migrant workers across the globe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has joined forces with the Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) to promote the voice of migrant worker
The 5th ADD Ministerial Consultation was held from 16-17 October 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The ADD was established in 2008 as a forum for dialogue and cooperation between Asian countries of labour origin and destination. The ADD consists of the
A major cause of forced labour in today’s global supply chains is the charging of recruitment fees to migrant workers. Such payments can create situations of debt bondage and leave low-wage workers vulnerable to human trafficking andfurther exploitation
Launched in May 2016, the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment is a collaboration between leading companies and expert organisations to drive positive change in the way that migrant workers are recruited. Together, the aim is bold – the tota
The International Labour Organization (ILO) recently launched the 2018 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration and Fair Recruitment. The ILO has been leading the organizing of the said international media competition since 2015 to recognize exemplary
The Recruitment Advisor, developed by the ITUC with support from the ILO Fair Recruitment initiative, lists thousands of agencies in Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and other countries. The platform allo
Migrant Dreams : The Story of migrant agricultural workers struggling against Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)
A powerful feature documentary by multiple award-winning director Min Sook Lee (El Contrato, Hogtown, Tiger Spirit) and Emmy award-winning producer Lisa Valencia-Svensson (Herman’s House), tells the undertold story of migrant agricultural workers strugg
The objective of these non-binding ILO general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment is to inform the current and future work of the ILO and of other organizations, national legislatures, and the
Establishing a Standard Terms of Employment (STOE) for women migrant domestic workers is crucial as they are excluded from national labour laws of most countries, both countries of origin and destination. They are doubly vulnerable through their status as