Journalists have a voice that many workers do not. They can shine a light on abusive practices and the denial of fundamental human and labour rights. This toolkit provides information and advice to media professionals on how to report accurately and effectively on forced labour and fair recruitment. The toolkit includes the Media-friendly glossary on migration.
The Global Action against Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants - Asia and the Middle East is an initiative by the UNODC, IOM, and partners, in four countries: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and Pakistan. The project also provides direct assistance to victims of human trafficking and vulnerable migrants by strengthening of identification, referral, and protection mechanisms.
International days and weeks are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. The existence of international days predates the establishment of the United Nations, but the UN has embraced them as a powerful advocacy tool. We also mark other UN observances.