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The Concept of 'Exploitation' in the Trafficking in Persons Protocol

Keywords: exploitation,

Issue paper providing an overview and analysis of the international legal and policy framework around 'exploitation', particularly in the context of the Trafficking in Persons Protocol. It also provides a summary and analysis of the results of a survey conducted of national law and practice concerning 'exploitation' in relation to human trafficking (UNODC, 2015)

Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (1949)

Keywords: exploitation, Prostitution, TIP, Trafficking in Persons, United Nations Convention,

The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others supersedes a number of earlier conventions that covered some aspects of forced prostitution. Signatories are charged with three obligations under the 1949 Convention: prohibition of trafficking, specific administrative and enforcement measures, and social measures aimed at trafficked persons.

Worker Exploitation in New Zealand: A Troubling Landscape

Keywords: Debt bondage, exploitation, Forced Labour, GMS, New Zealand,

This study investigates worker exploitation in New Zealand. The project comprises of a desk review of secondary sources as well as 105 semi-structured interviews with workers – predominantly temporary migrant workers, including those from the GMS region – from a range of industries (University of Auckland Business School, 2016)

High Rise, Low Pay

Keywords: Construction, exploitation, Thailand, Women,

This exploratory study examines working conditions of migrant women in Thailand's construction industry and identifies specific decent work defects and gender-specific challenges. Interviewing 125 people, the report specifies areas for reform in migration governance (ILO, 2016)

The Great Palm Oil Scandal: Labour Abuses Behind Big Brand Names

Keywords: exploitation, Indonesia, Labour, palm oil,

This report investigates the palm oil industry in Indonesia and the human rights abuses and labour exploitation that lie therein. The report outlines the experiences of those who work in this industry, as well as how many international corporations are complicit in allowing these conditions to prevail (Amnesty International, 2016)

Food & Beverage Benchmark Findings Report

Keywords: exploitation, Forced Labour, supply chain,

This benchmarking report of 20 major food and beverage companies (including Coca-Cola, Kellogg, and Hershey) explores their commitment to combatting forced labour and exploitation in their supply chains. Company efforts were measured across seven themes such as purchasing practices, recruitment, commitment and governance (KnowTheChain, 2016)

Apparel & Footwear Benchmark Findings Report

Keywords: exploitation, Forced Labour, supply chain,

This benchmarking report examines 20 major apparel and footwear companies (including Adidas, Primark, and Prada) on their commitment to combatting forced labour and exploitation in their supply chains. Company efforts were measured across seven themes such as worker voice, monitoring, and remedy (KnowTheChain, 2016)