The Concept of 'Exploitation' in the Trafficking in Persons Protocol
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)
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
High Rise, Low Pay
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
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
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
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)
Our Lives. Vulnerability and Resilience Among Indonesian Trafficking Victims
This report presents the experiences of Indonesian survivors of trafficking and their family members in the effort to promote greater understanding and sensitivity in anti-trafficking programs, projects and policies (NEXUS Institute, 2017).