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A rapid assessment of bonded labour in the carpet industry of Pakistan

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  • Mueen Nasir, Zafar
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    Based on field work in four provinces of Pakistan. Examines labour arrangements and working conditions in the carpet weaving industry and identifies the main characteristics of employers and workers. Investigates the prevalence of debt bondage in the industry and makes recommendations for action and research.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 367529.

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    Length: 28 pages
    Date of creation: 2004
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    Publication status: Published in Working paper series, ILO InFocus Programme on Promoting the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:367529

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    Keywords: bonded labour; forced labour; working conditions; conditions of employment; textile worker; carpet; Pakistan; hazard; outsourcing; wages; women workers; child labour; recommendation; servitude pour dettes; travail forcé; conditions de travail; conditions d'emploi; travailleur du textile; tapis; Pakistan; risque; externalisation des activités; salaire; travailleuses; travail des enfants; recommandation; servidumbre por deudas; trabajo forzoso; condiciones de trabajo; condiciones de empleo; obrero textil; alfombra; Pakistán; riesgo; tercerización; salario; trabajadoras; trabajo infantil; recomendación;

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