Search Results for "fishing"

Sold to the Sea: Human Trafficking in Thailand’s Fishing Industry

Report drawing on investigations into human trafficking, exploitation and human rights abuses in the Thai fishing industry, including interviews with seven former fishing boat workers who had been trafficked from Myanmar (Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), 2013)…

Pirates and Slaves: How Overfishing in Thailand Fuels Human Trafficking and the Plundering of Our Oceans

Report bringing together a detailed explanation of how ecosystem decline generates pressures fuelling the widespread use of slavery throughout an industry. It outlines how the collapse of fish stocks in Thailand’s marine capture fisheries has directly contributed to the widespread use of modern slavery in the fishing industry as well as uncontrolled pirate fishing; all in order to meet the demands of the country’s highly lucrative, export-driven seafood
sector (Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), 2015)…

Work in fishing in the ASEAN region: Protecting the rights of migrant fishers

Report providing a snapshot of the legislation, policies, support services and tools available to improve the protection of migrant fishers in ASEAN. It seeks to provide valuable, additional information to the existing tools available for policy makers and other stakeholders working towards a stronger system of protection for ASEAN migrant fishers (ILO, 2014)

Report on Human Trafficking, Forced Labour and Fisheries Crime in the Indonesian Fishing Industry

Research based on 285 interviews with trafficked fishermen and other data sources providing a glimpse into a far-reaching and well-entrenched criminal industry operating alongside the legitimate fishing industry, and often overlapping (Coventry University, Government of Indonesia, IOM, 2016)

A Report of Migrant Children & Child Labourers and Seafood Processing in Thailand’s Fishing Industry

This is a report produced on the prevalence of migrant children and child labourers in the Thailand seafood processing and fishing industries (terre des hommes Germany and LPN, 2015).…

Thailand’s Marine Department’s Regulations on Permission to Work in Fishing Vessels of 30 gross tonnage or over (2014)

The Marine Department’s Regulations on Permission to Work in Fishing Vessels of 30 gross tonnage or over B.E. 2557 (2014) is Thailand’s domestic law governing the employment of workers on Fishing Vessels of 30 gross tonnage or over (2014).…

Employment practices and working conditions in Thailand’s fishing sector

Report on a survey of employment practices and working conditions within the commercial fishing sector in four coastal provinces of Thailand. The analysis draws on a stratified sample of almost 600 fishers employed on Thai boats fishing in national and international waters (ILO, 2013)…

In African Waters. The trafficking of Cambodian fishers in South Africa

This report describes the experiences of Cambodian men who were held in servitude by human traffickers or suffered other forms of extreme exploitation on fishing vessels in the waters of South Africa. This report provides recommendations to governments including enforcing effective transparency in fishing supply chains. (NEXUS Institute & IOM, 2014)…

Trapped at Sea. Using the Legal and Regulatory Framework to Prevent and Combat the Trafficking of Seafarers and Fishers

This research report considers the “three P paradigm” of anti-trafficking and suggests that improved policies, regulation and legislation in these areas have the potential to contribute to helping seafarers and fishers who have been trafficking into the fishing industry (NEXUS Institute, 2013).…

Made in Taiwan: Government Failure and Illegal, Abusive and Criminal Fisheries

Research examining acute and enduring problems in Taiwan’s fishing industry, particularly in its distant water fleet, the global impact of its behaviour, and the official response to those problems. Concerns centre on the environmental impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, labour conditions on Taiwanese-flagged vessels, human rights and labour abuses at sea, and overfishing (Greenpeace, 2016)…