IOM strives to protect migrant workers and to optimize the benefits of labour migration for both the country of origin and destination as well as for the migrants themselves. In Nepal, the outflow of migrants in the past decade has been momentous in transforming the country’s economic, social and cultural fabric. At the same time, evidences show that many Nepali migrant workers face challenges such as deceptive, non-transparent recruitment practices and excessive fees which could lead to debt bondage, discrimination, detention and trafficking. IOM works with the government to address these challenges and to promote safe and regular migration ensuring human rights of migrants irrespective of their legal status throughout the migration cycle.
- A Rapid Situation Assessment on Agriculture and Migration in Nepal (SAMN)
- Assessment of Women Migrant Workers in South Asia on the Implementation of Standard Terms of Employment
- Enhancing Industry capacity to implement ethical recruitment models in Viet Nam and Nepal to protect migrant workers in South Korean Businesses’ Supply Chains
- Increasing the Capacity of Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) in Nepal to Foster Safe, Humane and Orderly Migration
- SAFE (Safe Migration for Migrant Workers)
- Technical Assistance to the Government of Nepal to Enhance Positive Impact of Labour Migration