My Three Reflections From The Recent Lawsuit Filed By Once Child Labourers Against Big Chocolate Brands
By Deeksha Sharma No chocolate is sweet if it is exacted from forced labour and exploitation. Recently, eight children have claimed that they were used as slave labour on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast and have launched legal action against the most renowned and biggest chocolate companies in the world. These companies are– Nestlé, Cargill,Continue reading “My Three Reflections From The Recent Lawsuit Filed By Once Child Labourers Against Big Chocolate Brands”
After two years of preparation, Keelung Migrant Fishermen Union (KMFU), the second migrant fishermen’s union in Taiwan, was successfully established on 7th February 2021. Various stakeholders, attended the press conference to celebrate the grand establishment of this union. Including legislators, officers from the National Immigration Agency, and the representatives from NGOs such as the TaiwanContinue reading “Celebrating the Establishment of the Second Migrant Fishermen’s Union in Taiwan”
HRC will start working with Plan International on the consultancy assignment of “Labour Supply Chain Mapping for Indonesia and Foreign Fishing Vessels”, as part of the SAFE Seas (The Safeguarding Against and Addressing Fishers’ Exploitation at Sea) Project. The SAFE Seas Project focuses on improving enforcement to combat labor exploitation and decreasing the social constructsContinue reading “New Project – Labour Supply Chain Mapping for Plan International SAFE Seas project”
By Deeksha Sharma There is a saying in Sanskrit, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, meaning ‘the world is one family’. But if the world is a family, why do we all let our family suffer? Despite being a person living in some small corner of this vast planet, I believe that my existence should have some meaning attachedContinue reading “My Story and reflection on modern slavery”
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