Campaign Update:

September 2019: Belgium, Austria, and Uzbekistan ratified  Protocol of 2014.

Help end forced labor

Your country must act quickly to adopt and implement the international law1 to prevent abuses, protect victims, as well as punish those that profit from forced labor.

We have already waited decades for this tough new global standard against forced labor. The people trapped on farms, in mines, in factories and in all the other places where forced labor flourishes shouldn’t have to wait while our policy-makers drag their heels to put this law into practice.

All countries must prioritize this effort to end forced labor: call on the Government of your country to adopt this law immediately. 

This law — known as the Protocol of 20141 to Convention 292Convention 292 supplemented by Protocol of 20141 — creates new responsibilities for governments in the fight against forced labor, the key measures cover:3

  1. Prevention. Governments are obligated to create national action plans to tackle forced labor and support business to root out and respond to forced labor in their supply chains.
  2. Better protection for victims. This includes the safeguarding of vulnerable migrant workers against fraudulent and abusive recruitment practices.
  3. Justice. Victims are now protected from prosecution for crimes they may have committed as a direct result of their forced labor. They also have access to justice, including the ability to claim for compensation for the abuses they have experienced, where they occurred.

Our collective voice can keep forced labor on the agenda and ensure swift action by the Government of your country. Act now!

Ratified countries (40):

Argentina,Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Latvia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Niger, Norway, Panama, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan and Zimbabwe

Jun 17, 2014 Campaign Launches

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rick baldwin

The CCP cares nothing for anyone outside of the Party,forced labor,shoddy goods,dangerous ingredients mean nothing to them.The godless pagan rulers will do anything to further their own ends.

Roger Penney

Many years ago Britain stopped the slave trade (1807). in 1834 we stopped slavery itself in the British Empire. To our shame it is all coming back in every vile and ugly form, with some more even more disgustingly vile features.

Arkajyoti Samanta
Arkajyoti Samanta

Poverty is real issue here. Watching plight of women who are compelled to join sex work in Sonagachi, biggest redlight area in Kollkata, India. Forced labour, as I gathered from them, no option, only route to live! Life is such strange process. It never ends if someone desires. It continues and in the process makes body fit enough to tolerate pain, agony, torture of forced labour. Forced labour is heinous crime in the world. Stop it!

Martin Mair

There can be no real freedome in capitalism! Lets fight for a really democratic economy, everywhere!

rick baldwin

Capitalism is the only hope for freedom,socialism is just communism-lite.

Charlie Browne
Charlie Browne

You are an employer?
Regards

Lisbeth Larsen
Lisbeth Larsen

Forced labour seems to spread. While waiting to have my application for disability pension treated by the national health scheme in Norway(!), I had to work for a public office for almost 5 years on an absolute minimum dole. In return for almost 5 years of unpaid work, my bosses harrassed me and lied that my chronic diseases were psychic. They did everything to make my colleagues look down on me and the work I provided, indicating that I was poorly educated, which is also untrue.

pemba
pemba

new form of slavery! which is mostly use against the competitor or the capable people by the so called bosses !!! to harasse and leave from the work

rick baldwin

I am glad that Norway made you earn some of what they granted you.You should be grateful.

Call on your government to adopt the international law to end forced labor

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I call on my Government to immediately ratify the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention No. 29, 1930.

I hope I can count on you to make forced labor history.


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