Why and how businesses want to eradicate forced labour

Forced labour is morally unacceptable. No child, woman or man should suffer this serious human rights violation.

By harnessing the huge untapped potential of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) we can turn the tide on forced labour. ILO GBNFL’s eight success factors empower SMEs to fully play their role.

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“Devli was born into bonded labour in a stone quarry in India.
Sitting in my car immediately after her rescue, the eight-year-old asked:
‘Why did you not come earlier?’
Her angry question still shakes me – and has the power to shake the world.
What are we waiting for?”

Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, 2014