Forced labour and other rights abuses are widespread in Thailand’s fishing fleets despite government and industry commitments to comprehensive reforms.

The report Hidden Chains: Rights Abuses and Forced Labour in Thailand’s Fishing Industry, by Human Rights Watch, describes how migrant fishermen from neighboring countries in Southeast Asia are often trafficked into fishing work, prevented from changing employers, not paid on time and paid below the minimum wage. Migrant workers do not receive Thai labour law protections and do not have the right to form a labour union.

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New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking
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When: January 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This introduction webinar for the RESPECT Webinar Series 2017 New technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Tackling Human Trafficking was held on 8th December 2016. How are new technologies and innovations impacting human trafficking? How can new technologies and innovation address and combat human...

“The Public-Private Partnership in the Fight Against Human Trafficking” Conference
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When: July 19, 2017 – July 21, 2017 all-day

Organized by the OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings (OSR/CTHB), in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Conference on “Public-Private Partnership in the Fight Against Human...

TAGS: Global
How to Mitigate the Risk of Child Labour in the Supply Chain
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When: May 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Extreme poverty and lack of livelihood opportunities result in some families sending their children to work on cocoa farms.  It is reported that some children are ‘sold’ to traffickers or farm owners, paying for a determined duration of labour.  Children...

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Introduction to Webinar Series 2018 “The Human Trafficking – Organized Crime Nexus: Intersections, Vulnerabilities, and Analysis for the Private Sector”
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When: January 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The first webinar of the 2018 series will introduce the topic “The Human Trafficking – Organized Crime Nexus: Intersections, Vulnerabilities, and Analysis for the Private Sector,” and outline the webinar series for the coming months. Transnational organized crime groups make...

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