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Seabound: The Journey to Modern Slavery on the High Seas
Publications
09 December 2019

For several years now, international media has shone a spotlight on the inhumane working conditions of migrant fishers from Southeast Asia. The vessels they work on reportedly use destructive, illegal, and unreported methods, which take a heavy toll on the...

Modern Slavery in Pacific Supply Chains of Canned Tuna
Publications
01 June 2019

Between November 2018 and January 2019, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited 35 canned tuna companies and supermarkets – representing 80 of the world’s largest retail canned tuna brands – to answer a survey on their approach to human rights challenges,...

How Technology Fuels Trafficking and Exploitation in Asia and the Pacific
Publications
01 May 2019

The total number of modern slavery victims in the world today is estimated to be 40.3 million. Out of this shocking figure, more than half of the victims – at least 24.9 million – are in Asia and the Pacific....

Child labour manual: A resource for labour inspectors and officers in Pacific Island countries
Publications
01 December 2016

The manual provides information on child labour including the worst forms of child labour, hazardous work and hazardous child labour lists, conducting child labour inspections, the labour inspector’s role when faced with the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and strategies...

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Rapid assessment of children in child labour in Honiara, Solomon Islands
Publications
01 December 2016

The Rapid Assessment of Children in Child Labour in Honiara, Solomon Islands, was commissioned by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in response to concerns raised at the first National Child Labour and Trafficking Forum in Honiara in August 2014. The...

Green Carbon Black Trade
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27 September 2012

The vast majority of deforestation and illegal logging takes place in the tropical forests of the Amazon basin, Central Africa and Southeast Asia. Recent studies into the extent of illegal log- ging estimate that illegal logging accounts for 50–90 per...

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