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'Slave labour’ in Malaysia: Time to rethink migrant labour management
The Rakyat Post - 10 November 2014 - After years of warnings, the United States recently downgraded Malaysia to Tier 3 in its annual Trafficking in Persons ...
AP Investigation: Men forced to work as slaves to catch seafood for global supply
Canadian Business - 24 March 2015 - The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical ...
What has forced labour to do with poverty?
Open Democracy - 17 February 2015 - Income-based measures of poverty are unreliable for determining who is most vulnerable to forced labour. More nuanced ...
Nestle Finds Forced Labour in its Supply Chain
AUDIO: BBC World Service - 25 November 2015 - After a year-long investigation, the world's biggest food company Nestle says it's found evidence of forced ...
The dangerous appeal of the modern slavery paradigm
Open Democracy - 25 March 2015 - Endorsing the modern slavery bill, even by seeking to include additional protections within it, supports rather than ...
Long days, no money and no escape: Life of a North Korean migrant worker
CNN - 15 May 2015 - Rim Il arrived in Kuwait in the dead of night, full of high hopes.
Blog - Creating the choices needed to end forced labour and child labour
AP Forced Labour Net - 29 April 2015 - By Simrin Singh, Senior Specialist on Child Labour, ILO DWT for East and South-East Asia and the Pacific
Terrified victims of Thai trafficking face uncertain future
BBC News - 18 October 2014 - For at least five years, the Andaman coast of Thailand has been the scene of some horrific abuses, mainly against ethnic ...
Trafficking for forced labour – how to monitor the recruitment of migrant workers
ILO - 2006. This training manual aims to raise awareness amongst labour inspectors, police, government officials, employers’ organizations, trade unions, and ...
Map "Workers’ Alliance against Forced Labour and Trafficking"
ITUC - 2010. This map designed by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), with the support of the ILO Special Action Programme to combat forced ...
Measuring the Costs of Coercion to Workers in Forced Labour
ILO - 2009. This is research answers the questions; What are, in addition to the human suffering, the financial costs of coercion to people who work in forced ...
The cost of coercion
ILO - 2009. This Report aims to set out the challenges facing the key actors and institutions involved in a global alliance against forced labour. There are ...
21 million people are now victims of forced labour, ILO says
ILO - June 4, 2012. "According to new ILO estimates, three out of every 1,000 people worldwide are trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and ...
ILO Global Estimate of Forced Labour 2012: Results and Methodology
ILO - 2012. The purpose of the present document is to describe in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced ...
Summary of the ILO 2012 Global Estimate of Forced Labour
ILO - 2012. Using a new and improved statistical methodology, the ILO estimates that 20.9 million people are victims of forced labour globally, trapped in jobs ...
ILO Data Initiative on Modern Slavery
Multi-stakeholders process initiated by the ILO to harmonize data collection worldwide and generate better prevalence data.
Asia migrant crisis: Malaysia exhumes mass graves
BBC News - 26 May 2015 - Malaysia has begun exhuming bodies suspected to be migrants buried in 139 grave sites close to the Thai border.
Bitter harvest: Exploitation and forced labour of migrant agricultural workers in South Korea
Migrant workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) make up a substantial proportion of the agricultural workforce in South Korea. Their labour is ...
Migrant worker policy to resume: Indonesian official
The China Post - 31 March 2015 - Indonesia will continue to send migrant workers to man Taiwanese fishing vessels, according to statements made by an ...
Why Does Modern Slavery Persist?
Huffington Post - 30 March 2015 - Tens of millions of people are currently enslaved around the world. Modern slavery is a hidden crime, so it's hard to get ...
Forced labour in the production of electronic goods in Malaysia - A comprehensive Study of Scope and Characteristics
Verite - September 2014 - You might think about debt bondage in relation to making bricks in South Asia or building skyscrapers in the Middle East, not putting ...
Sex trade and forced labour thrive on Asia’s illegal migrants
The Australian - 23 March 2015 - “P” was only 17 when she was lured from her provincial Cambodian home to Asia’s sex trade. But she is also one of the few to ...
Modern slavery is a massive problem -- here's how to fix it
Business Insider - 16 March 2015 - Migrant workers unload frozen fish from a boat at a fish market in Samut Sakhon Province, west of Bangkok, Friday, June 20, ...
Why you should be wary of statistics on ‘modern slavery’ and ‘trafficking’
Washington Post - 24 April 2015 - Human trafficking — or, as some prefer, “modern slavery” — is a largely hidden crime, so data are relatively scarce. Note ...
Forced labour and human trafficking: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers
As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed ...
Thousands of Nepali migrants lose farms in debt bondage
Reuters - 24 March 2015 - Thousands of Nepali farmers have fallen into debt bondage and lost their land after paying exorbitant fees to agents for jobs abroad, ...
Qatar’s ambitious future driven on by North Korean ‘forced labour’
The Guardian - 7 November 2014 - As dusk falls on the luxury high-rise emerging from the swirling sands in the desert north of Doha, dozens of labourers hurry ...
Regulating labour recruitment to prevent human trafficking and to foster fair migration: Models, challenges and opportunities
This working paper presents the role of international labour standards in regulating recruitment and provides a preliminary overview of national laws, ...
Migrant and child labor in Thailand’s shrimp and other seafood supply chains: Labor conditions and the decision to study or work
US renews call for Thai crackdown on fishing abuses
Bangkok Post - 26 March 2015 - The US government and major business leaders are renewing their call on the Thai government to crack down on slavery in its ...