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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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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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Author: U.N. Integrated Regional Information Networks
...West and Central African countries have woken up to another challenge: child trafficking and exploitation
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...
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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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...
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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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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