March 2001 – June 2001
Prepared study design, carried out and supervised survey, analysed data and wrote report about bonded labour in Nepal based on survey findings. Activities included identifying indicators for future monitoring and evaluation of rehabilitation programme for bonded and non-bonded labourers. In addition to the review of legislative and policy background, micro-and macro-environment, social dialogue, government practices, socio-economic background of the communities, and financial and economic environment, the factors and process that have influenced the implementation of a project on debt bondage including their children in the district were also examined. Field survey districts included Banke, Bardiya, Kailali (Western Terai) districts.