ILAB in Malaysia



Title Amount Grantee Start Sort ascending End

ALFA: Addressing Labor Exploitation in Fishing in ASEAN

The ALFA project will strengthen the capacity of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) sectoral bodies and member countries to coordinate and collaborate to address forced labor and abusive working conditions in the region’s fishing industry. ALFA will focus on ASEAN regional policy implementation, and increased engagement with the private sector, worker organizations, and civil society to mitigate forced labor and trafficking, and improve working conditions for a more sustainable, responsible and resilient fishing sector.

$2,500,000 Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI) 12/15/2021 06/14/2026

MY Voice: Project to Combat Forced Labor and Child Labor in the Production of Goods in Malaysia

The MY Voice project will combat forced labor and child labor in the garment and palm oil industries in Malaysia in three main ways: 1) building the capacity of workers and civil society organizations to advocate for labor rights; 2) elevating the role of worker voice in private sector social compliance systems in these industries; and 3) increasing access to remedies for workers exploited for forced labor or child labor.

$5,000,000 Social Accountability International 12/15/2021 06/14/2026

Global Accelerator Lab Project: Intensifying Action Against Forced Labor and Child Labor

ILAB’s Global Accelerator Lab project will support broader and more effective action under Alliance 8.7, a global partnership to assist United Nations (UN) member States to end child labor, forced labor, human trafficking and modern slavery by 2030. 

$10,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/01/2021 10/15/2025

Support for Labor Law and Industrial Relations Reform in Malaysia

$5,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/01/2016 12/31/2026

Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers through Empowerment and Advocacy in Malaysia

The project builds the capacity of workers’ organizations or other civil society organizations to assist foreign migrant workers in Malaysia.

$4,070,457 International Labor Organization (ILO) 11/25/2015 12/31/2026

From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project)

$18,745,138 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/30/2015 07/31/2023

Research on Labor Conditions in the Production of Electronic Goods in Malaysia

$450,000 Verité 11/28/2012 11/30/2014

Global Action Program (GAP) on Child Labor Issues

$15,900,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/31/2011 11/30/2017