Swaziland is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children who are subjected to sex trafficking, domestic servitude, and forced labour in agriculture, the 2014 Trafficking in Persons report revealed.
The United States government says Ghanaian women are being forced into prostitution and forced labour in foreign countries, particularly in the Middle East.
According to the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons Report 2013, Ghanaian women migrating to the Middle East to work are forced into prostitution upon their arrival.
Conscientious consumers are credited with driving change in forced child labor practices inside one of the world's most repressive regimes: Uzbekistan.
But while progress has been made, the fight is far from over.
An independent investigation into Nestlé's cocoa supply chain has found numerous child labor violations and kickstarted an ambitious plan to eventually eradicate forced labor and child labor in its production cycle.
The study was carried out by the Fair Labor Association with Nestlé's support.
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has expressed concern over alarming levels of child labour and widespread anti-union discrimination in Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau and Togo.
The international labour body, in a report prepared for the World Trade Organisation’s (WHO) Council meeting, called for a review of trade policies in the affected countries.
Finance Minister Amara M. Konneh yesterday alarmed that Liberian children are being exploited, which paints a blur picture for the country's future and its dream of achieving a middle income status by 2030.