Palm oil production often relies on forced labour and other modern forms of slavery. Even those plantation and mill workers not subject to forced labour face harsh working conditions and challenges to basic human and labour rights. The Free and Fair Labour Principles (“Principles”) and corresponding Implementation Guidance (“Guidance”) is intended to support and advance the ongoing dialogue on responsible palm oil by providing a common point of reference on what constitutes free and fair labour in palm oil production.

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How the COVID-19 crisis is Affecting Child Labour in India and Recommendations for Government Action
COVID-19 resourcesGuidance

The UN's children agency UNICEF recently warned the world that the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming a child rights crisis. India has the largest child population in the world with 472 million children, many of whom are going through the pandemic withou...Read More

Case Studies of Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Harm linked to EU Companies and how EU due diligence laws could help protect people and the planet
GuidanceStandards & Codes of ConductGood Practices

Over the past few decades, some of the EU’s largest and most well-known companies have been involved in appalling human rights abuses and environmental harm in countries across the globe. The companies have failed to address abuses perpetuated by ...Read More

Measuring modern slavery: Moving beyond prevalence
Guidance

Modern Slavery Evidence Unit (MSEU) Research Briefing 11: on an article by Professor Todd Landman, May 2020 Lessons learned in the measurement of human rights can, and are, being applied to the measurement of modern slavery. The anti-slavery sect...Read More

TAGS: Global
Guía para una minería libre de trabajo infantil
Guidance

Esta guía contiene información relacionada con los derechos de los niños, niñas, adolescentes y sus familias; el fenómeno del trabajo infantil en Colombia y, de manera particular, en la minería. También presenta la ruta de reporte del trab...Read More