The protocol complements the Forced Labour Convention of 1930 and requires member states to take effective measures to prevent and eradicate forced labour. So far, 47 countries have ratified it.
A perfect answer to THE question which dominated the debate after the screening of Not My Life, the powerful film by Robert Bilheimer on human trafficking and contemporary slavery: “What can I do?”
The mosquito buzzing in the room is so tiny, so why is it so hard to fall asleep? Perhaps it is not time to sleep. The fact that as a society we have millions of women, men, children trafficked, exploited and trapped in slavery around the world is intolerable and unacceptable.
Modern slavery is all around us, even though most of us do not even realise it. 21 million women, men and children are trapped in slavery, three out of every 1,000 people worldwide. 4.5 million are victims of sexual exploitation.
Domestic migrant workers in the UK can be trapped in slave-like conditions, Human Rights Watch said in a report released