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Abolition of Forced Labour Convention

Keywords: Forced Labour, Global,

Supplementary treaty to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention, and another of the eight ILO fundamental conventions, cancelling certain forms of forced labour still allowed under the Forced Labour Convention (ILO, 1956)

Hard to see, harder to count: Survey guidelines to estimate forced labour of adults and children

Keywords: Forced Labour,

Survey guidelines aiming to provide comprehensive information and tools to enable national statistical offices and research institutes to undertake national surveys on forced labour of adults and/or children (ILO, 2012)

Forced Labour Convention

Keywords: Forced Labour, Global,

One of eight ILO fundamental conventions committing parties to prohibit the use of forced labour, with only five exceptions permitted (ILO, 1930)

ILO Convention No. 29 - Forced Labour Convention (1930)

Keywords: Convention 29, Forced Labour, ILO,

ILO Convention No. 29 on Forced Labour aims at suppression of the use of forced or compulsory labour in all its forms.

Preventing Trafficking in Persons by Addressing Demand

Keywords: Forced Labour,

Policy papers providing guidance to organizations and practitioners by mapping out the dimensions of demand as it relates specifically to trafficking in persons for labour exploitation, as well as highlighting strategies that can be used to address this aspect of the problem (ICAT, 2014)

Managing the Risk of Hidden Forced Labour: A guide for companies and employers

Keywords: Forced Labour, trafficking,

Guidelines helping companies and employers identify risks of human trafficking and forced labour and avoid being associated with these unintentionally. The report is intended as an information, risk management and prevention tool (Danish Centre Against Human Trafficking, 2014)

Coming Clean: The prevalence of forced labour and human trafficking for the purpose of forced labour amongst migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong

Keywords: domestic work, Forced Labour, Hong Kong,

Report on a quantitative research based on interviews with over 1,000 migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Hong Kong and estimating the prevalence of forced labour and human trafficking for the purpose of forced labour amongst over 336,000 MDWs in the city (Hong Kong Justice Centre, 2016)

Employment available in exchange for debt: Working conditions in the Thai broiler industry

Keywords: Forced Labour, Myanmar, Thailand,

Research report examining the working conditions at Thai broiler chicken production facilities. It is based on interviews carried out in May and June of 2015 with migrant workers from six Thai factories. The focus is on migrant workers, who have come to Thai- land from Myanmar and are responsible for the majority of jobs in slaughter houses and processing plants (Finnwatch, 2015)

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)

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)