The authors aim to contribute to discussions about whether, and how, the ever-growing Western demand for cheap garments can help to create better employment and labour conditions in Myanmar. The research also looks at the efforts of multi-stakeholder initiatives – such as Fair Labour Association, Fair Wear Foundation and Ethical Trading Initiative. Overall, it finds industry and supply chain initiatives have not delivered the needed positive impact on labour conditions.

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Report concerning the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings by Belarus
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The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action Against Human Trafficking (GRETA) has published its second evaluation report on the implementation of the Council of Europe Anti-trafficking Convention by Belarus. The report assesses progress i...Read More

Child labour in the fish supply chain on Lake Volta, Ghana: The Torkor model
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This report illustrates an ILO project in Ghana, in which ILO partnered with the General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) of Ghana and the Inland Canoe Fishers’ Association to combat child labour throughout the fish supply chain. ...Read More

Not Fit-for-Purpose: The Grand Experiment of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives in Corporate Accountability, Human Rights and Global Governance
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When MSIs first emerged in the 1990s, they appeared to offer a transformative and exciting proposition. For years human rights and advocacy organizations had been investigating and naming-and-shaming companies for their connections to sweatshop labo...Read More

National Hotline 2019 Ohio State Report
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The data in this report represents signals and cases from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 and is accurate as of July 30, 2020. Cases of trafficking may be ongoing or new information may revealed to the National Hotline over time. Consequen...Read More