Global Estimates of Modern Slavery

The number of people in modern slavery has increased to 50 million worldwide, according to the latest Global Estimates report, released by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and International Organization for Migration (IOM).

The challenge of modern slavery – which for the purpose of the report comprises forced labour and forced marriage – appears to continue to grow, say the authors.

modernslavery_report_2022ilo_iom.pdf

Keep Me Safe - child safeguarding & protection

A project by our Migrant Development Team in Sabah on strengthening community-based protection mechanisms for undocumented and migrant children in Sabah.
As the title suggests, the aim was to raise awareness on child safety and protection, and child rights,  leading to community-based child protection systems.  The project involved the children, their parents as well as teachers. 

Read how we persevered through the challenges of a pandemic, extended lockdowns and immigration raids.