With Christmas around the corner, hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone talk about slave and exploitive labor in the supply chain for children’s toys, and how to research for toys with clear supply chains. JJ gives a few recommendations and explains how to search on EthicalConsumer.org.
Category: Labor Trafficking
Magazine sales crews are promoted as an exciting way for youth to travel and make money. While a good experience for some, the largely unregulated industry can also involve labor violations and false promises, which sometimes becomes human trafficking. Hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone discuss what labor trafficking looks like for some youth on
Women known as ‘bar girls’ or ‘taxi girls’ entertain men in countries around the world, though most famously in Southeast and East Asia. These bar women, and sometimes bar men, may also be pressured to provide sexual services. In some cases, these people are in trafficking situations. Hosts Seth Daire and JJ Janflone talk a
What do we know about forced labor in North Korea? Seth Daire and JJ Janflone discuss key research and investigative reports about how forced labor is utilized in North Korea, which a specific focus on the kwan-li-so political prisoner camps. JJ also discusses North Korea’s abduction project. Source: https://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/countries/2016/258797.htm https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/07/05/north-koreas-caste-system http://www.reuters.com/article/us-korea-north-caste-idUSBRE85505T20120606 https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/north-korea http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/child-chain-gangs-north-korea-9460513 http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/HRC/CoIDPRK/Pages/CommissionInquiryonHRinDPRK.aspx http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/HRBodies/HRCouncil/CoIDPRK/Report/A.HRC.25.CRP.1_ENG.doc