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From rights to duties in protecting people against forced labour: Some observations from Myanmar and the ILC Forced Labour Committee

created Aug 27, 2014 11:55 AM
By Piyamal Pichaiwongse, Deputy Liaison Officer, ILO Yangon, 27 August 2014 Until recently, the main types of forced or compulsory labour encountered in Myanmar were traditional forms of ...

Making history: The journey to modernize action against forced labour

created Jun 29, 2014 09:09 PM
By Thetis Mangahas, Deputy Regional Director, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, 27 June 2014 The 2014 International Labor Conference (ILC) stands out in my mind primarily with ...

Coherence or fragmentation? Towards joint action against forced labour, human trafficking and slavery

created Apr 21, 2014 08:16 AM
By Beate Andrees, Head of Special Action Programme to combat Forced Labour, ILO Geneva, 18 April 2014 In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, hundred thousands of women and men ...