News on forced labour

July 2010

  1. Forced labour playlist on ILOTV

    16 July 2010

    International Labour Organization television on Youtube. The Forced labour playlist provides a series of videos on forced labour, bonded labour and human trafficking

  2. Say no to forced labour!

    13 July 2010

    Flash movie on forced labour and trafficking, available in English, Spanish and French

  3. New flash movie “Say no to Forced labour!"

    13 July 2010

    The ILO Special Action Programme to combat forced labour has just released a new flash movie to raise general awareness on forced labour and human trafficking

  4. “Slavery is cheaper, why should I hire you?”

    12 July 2010

    This is one of the posters developed by ITUC in the framework of a new campaign targeting young people called “Change the world”.

  5. Launch of a multilateral project to curb forced trafficking of Nigerians to Europe

    11 July 2010

    The project, which was launched in Abuja on 29 June 2010, is the initiative of the Nigerian Federal Government, the European Union and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to protect and reintegrate victims of trafficking.

  6. ITUC map of the Workers’ Alliance against Forced Labour and Trafficking

    08 July 2010

    This map designed by the International Trade Union Confederation, with the support of the ILO Special Action Programme to combat forced labour provides information on the workers' alliance against forced labour and trafficking and examples of good practices.

June 2010

  1. Joint oral statement at the European Parliament seminar on human trafficking, Brussels, June 2010

    29 June 2010

    Oral Statement on behalf of UNHCR, UNICEF, OHCHR, UNIFEM, UNODC, and ILO, delivered at the seminar on “Combating and preventing trafficking in human beings: The way forward”

  2. ILO statement at the European Parliament seminar on human trafficking, by Beate Andrees, Brussels, June 2010

    29 June 2010

    Delivered at the seminar "Combating and preventing trafficking in human beings: The way forward", Brussels, 10 June 2010

  3. European Parliament seminar on combating and preventing trafficking in human beings: the way forward

    During the seminar, members of European Parliament urged greater emphasis on this issue. As Parliament's rapporteur Anna Hedh said it "is 2010 and women are still sold into slavery - even though slavery was abolished long ago". The Swedish Socialist believes Europe is engaged in an "every day struggle" against it.

  4. Journalistic prize awarded to Nina Corpuz for her article on the rise of human trafficking in the Philippines

    24 June 2010

    “Filipino domestic workers: the struggle for justice and survival”, the article that won the 2010 Media for Labour Rights Prize