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2022 Global estimates of modern slavery: Forced labour and forced marriage
Publications
12 September 2022

Modern slavery is the very antithesis of social justice and sustainable development. The 2021 Global Estimates indicate there are 50 million people in situations of modern slavery on any given day, either forced to work against their will or in...

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External policy tools to address modern slavery and forced labour
Publications
01 April 2022

The paper presents the findings of a study on external policy measures adopted by the European Union and like-minded partners to address modern slavery in third countries. The study is intended to support the European Parliament in monitoring EU external action...

Financial Exploitation:Collecting Meaningful Data
GuidancePublications
31 January 2022

The vast majority of modern slavery and human trafficking cases involve interaction with finance in some form. In many cases, traffickers exploit their victims financially, taking control of their bank accounts, confiscating wages, and using debt as a means of...

Human trafficking committed abroad
Publications
01 November 2021

Switzerland likes to be the exception. Unfortunately, this is also the case when it comes to the direct application of the Council of Europe Anti-Trafficking Convention. Whereas the Convention states clearly that the access to support services must be guaranteed independently of...

Preventing Trafficking in Persons: The Role of Public Procurement
Publications
21 October 2021

This Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons (ICAT) Issue Brief explains the role of public procurement in preventing trafficking for forced labour. It outlines the international and national policy framework; elaborates on various aspects of procurement including how to...

Combating Forced and Child Labor of Refugees in Global Supply Chains: The Role of Responsible Sourcing
GuidancePublications
01 October 2021

With the global refugee crisis showing no signs of abating, multinational companies need to consider how their supply chain interacts with refugees, who are often more vulnerable to forced labor when they seek out work in a new country. Combating Forced...

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