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A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses

ILAB welcomes feedback on the Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor toolkit. To submit feedback on this section, please e-mail ILAB.

Further Resources

  1. Bhaskaran, Resmi, Dev Nathan, Nicola Phillips, and C. Upendranadh, “Vulnerable Workers and Labour Standards (Non-) Compliance in Global Production Networks: Home-Based Child Labour in Delhi’s Garment Sector.” In: Better Work Conference on Workers, Businesses and Government: Understanding Labor Compliance in Global Supply Chains, International Finance Corporation, October 26-28, 2011.
  2. Locke, Richard M., Fei Qin, and Alberto Brause. “Does Monitoring Improve Labor Standards? A Lesson from Nike,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 61, no. 1 (October 2007): 3-31.
  3. Mehrotra, Santosh, and Mario Biggeri, “The Subterranean Child Labour Force: Subcontracted Home Based Manufacturing in Asia,” UNICEF Innocenti Working Paper No. 96, Geneva 2000; available from
  4. ILO. Combating Forced Labour: A Handbook for Employers and Business. Geneva, 2008; available from
  5. ILO. Decent work and the informal economy. Geneva, 2002; available from
  6. ILO. Hard to See, Harder to Count: Survey guidelines to estimate forced labour of adults and children. Geneva, 2011; available from
  7. ILO-IPEC. Guidelines for developing child labour monitoring (CLM) processes.  2005; available from;?productId=1500.
  8. ITUC. Mini Action Guide on Forced Labour, 2008, available from
  9. Verité. Fair Hiring Toolkit; available from