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Orientation Session with Work-age WomenOrientation Session with Work-age Women, Nepal.
Photo Credit: ©Anna Dubuis/DFID
Orientation Session with Work-age Women, Nepal. Photo Credit: ©Anna Dubuis/DFID

Policies to address unfree labour

Photo Credit: ©Vipul Sangoi/ILO
Photo Credit: ©Vipul Sangoi/ILO

Agrarian crisis and women’s migration

Women at the Migration Resource Center (MRC), Nepal. 
Photo Credit: ©Marcel Crozet/ILO
Women at the Migration Resource Center (MRC), Nepal.
Photo Credit: ©Marcel Crozet/ILO

Labour market intermediation

The Work in Freedom programme focuses on fighting trafficking and forced labour.
Photo Credit: ©J.Maillard/ILO
The Work in Freedom programme focuses on fighting trafficking and forced labour.
Photo Credit: ©J.Maillard/ILO

Working and living conditions

‘Pavitra’ spent five months in prison in Oman. The female employer refused to believe that her husband, a police official, had raped the housemaid, and pressed charges of seduction. Five months later when Pavitra was released, it was too late to do anything about her pregnancy. Photo Credit: ©Steve McCurry/ILO
‘Pavitra’ spent five months in prison in Oman. The female employer refused to believe that her husband, a police official, had raped the housemaid, and pressed charges of seduction. Five months later when Pavitra was released, it was too late to do anything about her pregnancy. Photo Credit: ©Steve McCurry/ILO

Violence in the world of women’s work