Malaysia resources

January 2022

  1. E-Learning Course on Forced Labour and Trafficking in for Malaysian Law Enforcers launched

  2. Training for Malaysian inspectors on forced labour, child labour and gender-based discrimination, violence and harassment in the workplace

    This facilitator’s manual for Malaysian labour inspectors on forced labour, child labour and gender-based discrimination, violence and harassment in the workplace is developed to build the capacity of the labour inspectorate to enforce national labour standards on these issues, and advise employers and workers on how to improve compliance.

  3. Migrant Worker Resource Centre (MRC) Map

    The ILO delivers assistance directly to migrant workers and their communities through a network of Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) across the ASEAN region. These MRCs are managed in partnership with government institutions, trade unions and civil society organizations (CSOs), and provide a range of services in countries of origin and destination. As of 01 January 2022, TRIANGLE in ASEAN supports 24 MRCs in 20 locations.

December 2021

  1. Equipping online facilitation skills to better support MSMEs during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

    In an effort to support the recovery of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises from the COVID-19 pandemic, the ILO organized two online workshops on “Online Facilitation and Activity-Based Learning” for capacity building for development organizations and business development service providers in Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.

  2. Recovery and labour migration in the post-pandemic future

    Thematic background paper for the 14th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

  3. Extending social health protection: Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Asia and the Pacific

    This regional report documents and analyses country experiences and lessons on the extension of social health protection coverage in the Asia and the Pacific region. It provides a detailed account of progress made, challenges encountered and remaining coverage gaps, and explores their root causes.

November 2021

  1. ILO welcomes Malaysia’s National Action Plan on Forced Labour

    Message from Ms Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, the ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, on the occasion of the launch of Malaysia's first National Action Plan on Forced Labour, on 26 November 2021.

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    Malaysia takes major step towards ending forced labour

    National Action Plan launched with aim to eliminate forced labour in Malaysia by 2030.

  3. Enabling opportunities and solutions for women entrepreneurs in Asia and the Pacific

    In celebration of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2021, the ILO and ESCAP have collaborated on an event bringing stakeholders together to discuss innovative opportunities and scalable solutions for women entrepreneurs in Asia and the Pacific.

  4. Mapping of service provision to migrant workers in Peninsular Malaysia

    The ILO has been working with trade unions and civil society partners in Malaysia since 2011 to provide migrant workers with counselling on labour rights, legal assistance, information, education, training and organizing. This mapping study was developed in 2016-2017 by the Migrant Workers’ Empowerment and Advocacy (MWEA) project to help in identifying new partners and developing evidence-based strategies to reach out to migrant workers.