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Ensuring gender equality in recruitment

Discover a repository of resources at the intersection of gender and recruitment, within and across international borders, such as policy and research briefs, regional and country reports, latest data, upcoming events and news on the topic.

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Business and private sector engagement

Fair recruitment helps to create decent work, provides new job opportunities, and improves labour market functioning. It also helps to prevent labour and human rights violations, including discrimination, which occur during the recruitment process that can lead to situations of forced labour such as deception, illegal retention of documents, and worker debt resulting from the payment of recruitment fees and related costs, among others.

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Empowering and protecting workers

Explore and exchange on how workers organizations can enhance their action to build migrant workers power, monitor recruitment practices, tackle abuses and advocate for improved policies and regulations.

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Promoting Labour Inspection’s role on recruitment

Labour inspectorates can play a critical monitoring and enforcement role on fair recruitment. Tools, guidance and peer to peer exchange and support are needed to enhance their capacities to address recruitment related challenges.

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Innovating for fair recruitment: harnessing the potential of digitalization

Digital applications, virtual gaming, behavioral insights, AI powered chat-bots… all of these are innovative approaches that stakeholders can leverage to improve recruitment processes and promote fair practices, facilitate safe and regular migration, and prevent risks of forced labour and other abuses to decent work.

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Access to Justice

The recruitment of migrant workers should take place in a way that respects, protects and fulfils internationally recognised human rights. When these rights are violated, workers irrespective of their legal status, gender, religion ethnicity, caste or any other social or economic considerations should have access to appropriate and effective remedies. Migrant workers can face a number of obstacles securing remedies for recruitment abuses even when, in principle, their legal rights are established in law.

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Últimas noticias

La OIT y la agencia CIERTO lanzan protocolo sobre contratación de personas indígenas para trabajar en el extranjero respetando sus valores y costumbres

Ciudad de Guatemala (24 de julio de 2023) - El Protocolo para la contratación equitativa de personas trab

Activité de formation en Côte d’Ivoire pour jeunes filles sur la communication digitale et l’entreprenariat

Le vendredi 30 juin 2023, une activité de formation a été organisée à l’attention de jeunes filles au sein de la M

Atelier de renforcement des capacités de membres du parlement ivoirien sur les conventions de l’OIT

Du 15 au 17 juin 2023, un atelier de renforcement de capacités des membres du parlement ivoirien (Sénat et Assembl

Drogba warns about African footballers’ dreams that turn into nightmares

Ivorian football star, Didier Drogba, has warned young, aspiring African footballers about the dangers of exploitation and

Últimos recursos

Protocolo para la contratación equitativa de personas trabajadoras migrantes pertenecientes a pueblos indígenas

Preventing Discrimination, Exploitation and Abuse of Women Migrant Workers - An Information Guide

Women migrant domestic workers in Lebanon: A gender perspective

Rebels, victims, agents of change: The singular histories of women migrant workers

Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

Organizing women migrant workers: Handout compendium

Organizing women migrant workers: Manual for trade unionists in ASEAN

Mecanismos de cumplimiento implementados por la Inspección del Trabajo en el ámbito del trabajo doméstico remunerado en Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras y México

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