Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has stated that forced labour generates $150 billion profits every year.
Speaking on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, the ILO stressed the need for leaders and people across the world to join forces to end slavery in the 21st century.
Kementerian Perusahaan Perladangan dan Komoditi nafi dakwaan Amerika Syarikat berhubung kewujudan buruh paksa dan kanak-kanak digunakan dalam sektor perladangan kelapa sawit negara.
Independent smallholders will use all available help, including family members, in running an oil palm plantation.
2 December 2014 – Today, 21 million women, men and children worldwide are trapped in slavery, denied the right to live and ultimately work in freedom, dignity and equality, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has spotlighted on this International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
We need to improve the lack of access to education and skills for people who live in poverty and suffer discrimination. We must fight the oppression of workers who seek to join trade unions. And we must ensure stronger law enforcement to stop human trafficking once and for all.
“Each day, women are trafficked, sold and locked in brothels. Every day, young girls are forcibly married, sexually abused or exploited as domestic workers,” Mr. Ban explained.