Reducing vulnerability to forced labour and human trafficking of migrant women workers

Since 2012, the ILO with the support of the UK’s Department Foreign International Aid (DFID) implements a flagship programme to test state of the art practices to reduce vulnerability to forced labour and human trafficking.

  • 26th September 2022

  • Time : 2:00pm - 4:00pm CET - Central European Time GMT+1:00

  • Region/Country : Asia and the Pacific


In collaboration with multiple development partners, the ILO designed the Work in Freedom Programme, a large ILO inter-regional programme implemented along important labour migration pathways of migrant women workers in South and West Asia. Following ten years of implementation, the programme has documented a rich set of lessons learned and findings that can guide future efforts to tackle similar challenges. A special event will be organized on Monday 26 September from 2 – 4 PM at the ILO in Geneva to present and discuss these findings. Those based in Geneva are welcome to participate in person. For those interested in joining on-line, you can join by clicking here.

Three sets of issues will be discussed:

General information on the programme is available here. Research supported or linked to the programme can be found here.

Key documents