The List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor, mandated by the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, includes one new country, Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland), and ten new goods (amber, bovines, cabbages, carrots, cereal grains, lettuce, mica, peppers, sheep, and sweet potatoes) from particular countries that the Department of Labor has reason to believe are produced with child labor or forced labor in violation of international standards. This edition also features the removal of cotton from both Paraguay and Uzbekistan that had been produced by child labor previously, sugarcane from Panama previously produced by child labor, and physic nuts from Burma that had been produced by forced labor previously.

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Human trafficking for labour exploitation: the results of a two-phase systematic review mapping the European evidence base and synthesising key scientific research evidence
Publications 06 April 2018

Abstract Objectives The article objectives were (1) to systematically map the contours of the European evidence base on labour trafficking, identifying its key characteristics, coverage, gaps, strengths and weaknesses and (2) to synthesise key scie...Read More

TAGS: Europe
Transnational Organized Crime and the Impact on the Private Sector: The Hidden Battalions
Publications 16 December 2017

Authors: Robin Cartwright & Frances Cleland-Bones This paper is based on the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime's detailed review of the scale and nature of organised crime’s infiltration of the private sector.  These fin...Read More

TAGS: Global
Risky Business: Tackling Exploitation in the UK Labour Market
Publications 19 October 2017

This report sets out Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX)'s action plan for a UK response to exploitation in the labour market. It starts by identifying the picture of risk to individuals of exploitation in the UK labour market, then presents solution...Read More

TAGS: Europe
Turning Possibilities into Realities: Compensating Victims of Trafficking under Anti-Trafficking Legal Frameworks in Thailand and Cambodia
Publications 21 September 2018

This report discusses the realities of accessing victim compensation under the anti-trafficking legal frameworks in Thailand and Cambodia. The report consists of desk-based research that reviews the current victim compensation systems in both countri...Read More

TAGS: Asia