In a hot and bustling Jakarta suburb, a group of young girls – and one boy – charm me with their songs, dances, messages, and laughter. Like other healthy teenagers around the world, they sing and dance to the music of Justin Bieber and Bollywood, text their friends and family, chatter about trends, their dreams and aspirations.
They are the lucky ones. They have a childhood – finally. Continue reading
By Beate Andrees, Head of the ILO’s Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour
There are an estimated 21 million forced labour victims in the world today.
Beate Andrees, Head of the ILO’s Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour, shares her insights about modern day slavery and her experience working on the issue.
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