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27 March 2002

ICFTU in Burkina Faso to tackle Child Labour

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

From March 25 - 27 trade unionists from six West African countries - Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Gabon, Mali and Togo - are meeting with government officials in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to discuss how they will work together to combat the...

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Lawsuit
13 March 2002

Curaçao Drydock Company lawsuit (re forced labour)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In August 2006 three Cuban nationals accused Curaçao Drydock Company of subjecting them to forced labour in a lawsuit in US federal court under the Alien Tort Claims Act and other laws.  They alleged that the company conspired with the Cuban...

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Article
21 January 2002

Regional Efforts Against Child Trafficking

Author: U.N. Integrated Regional Information Networks

...West and Central African countries have woken up to another challenge: child trafficking and exploitation

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Article
11 January 2002

WEST/CENTRAL AFRICA : Teaming up against child trafficking

Author: Integrated Regional Information Network

Representatives of West and Central African nations, UN agencies and regional non-governmental organisations ended a three-day conference on child labour and trafficking in Yamassoukro, Cote d'Ivoire, on Thursday with a pledge to lead a consolidated...

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Article
1 January 2002

full report: Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report

Author: U.S. Department of State

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Story
1 January 2002

U.S. Vows to End Human Trafficking

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Article
9 December 2001

Garment worker tells U.S. Congress of beatings, abuse in American Samoa

Author: Fili Sagapolutele, Samoa News/Pacific Islands Report

A former garment worker at Daewoosa Samoa in American Samoa has testified before a U.S. Congressional panel about alleged slave conditions and sexual abuse. The congressional panel was reviewing the implementation of the 2000 law to curb human...

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Article
3 December 2001

Forced Labour in the 21st Century

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions and Anti-Slavery International

The booklet highlights some of the main ways in which forced labour manifests itself internationally, including through slavery, bonded labour, trafficking and child labour [refers to Burma, Gabon, Haiti, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sudan, United Arab...

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3 December 2001

Forced Labour in the 21st Century

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Article
19 October 2001

INDONESIA: Government Sets Up Team To Fight Human Trafficking

Author: UN Wire

Indonesia decided Wednesday to set up an interdepartmental team to handle several campaigns aimed at halting flourishing human trafficking networks, which commonly target women and children for the sex trade. The move comes in the wake of a U.N....

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