7 March 2018
UK. HRAS would like to highlight an article written by Ment van der Zwan on labour rights in the fisheries sector. The article titled ‘Freedom From Modern Slavery’ was published in the ICSF (International Collective in Support for Fishworkers) Samudra Report of January 2018.
It is a comprehensive overview of the current state of play for fishermen’s rights, particularly in regard to modern slavery concern that sheds lights onto the working conditions of migrant fishers on board foreign fishing vessels.
Ment van der Zwan represents fishing vessels owners in Dutch, European and global social dialogue platforms
Read the article here
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