Featuring testimonies recorded during investigations in 2012, the film documents examples of hazardous working conditions, the use of child labour, bonded labour, withholding of pay, excessively low wages, health and safety violations, restricted union activities, verbal abuse and excessive hours.
EJF is advocating for the Bangladeshi Government, the international community and retailers to work together to stop these abuses.
The dance of death must end. Trapped in its hostile environment an animal will die. It will try to leave. It will leave but there is nowhere to go. Lily dances, trapped in a macabre and beautiful nightmare, swept up in a fight against pain, suffering, greed and lies.
RED SHOES is a dance for truth, for freedom and for life. We must stop climate change to avoid our total catastrophe.
A Short Film Directed by Lorna Tucker. Produced by Finished Films. Starring Lily Cole. Original Music Written and Produced by TOYDRUM ft Abi Wade.
Our vision is for a world where natural habitats and environments can sustain and be sustained by the communities that depend on them.
Climate change, migration and displacement.
Thailand's seafood exports are the third most valuable in the world, supplying markets in the US, Europe and Asia but far from the attention of consumers vulnerable migrants in search of a better future are being trafficked, exploited, abused and even murdered aboard Thai fishing vessels.
EJF is campaigning for the international community to develop a Global Record of fishing vessels to facilitate greater transparency and traceability in the seafood sector enabling better monitoring of fishing activities including the labour conditions of the world's fishing fleets.
Falling Through The Cracks: A briefing on climate change, displacement and international governance frameworks: An overview of the legal and policy frameworks governing climate-induced displacement at the international level.
The Gathering Storm: Climate Change, Security and Conflict: The Gathering Storm: Climate Change, Security and Conflict collates evidence from around the world to show how climate change is acting as a catalyst for conflict and instability.
Slavery at Sea: The Continued Plight of Trafficked Migrants in Thailand's Fishing Industry: The report reveals new evidence of human trafficking and the use of violence in the Thai fishing industry.
Impossibly Cheap: Abuse and Injustice in Bangladesh’s Shrimp Industry: The report documents examples of hazardous working conditions, the use of child labour, withholding of pay, health and safety violations, restricted union activities, verbal abuse and excessive hours.
The Hidden Cost: Human Rights Abuses in Thailand's Shrimp Industry: The report documents accounts of human trafficking into the Thai shrimp industry, confiscation of identification documents, withholding of pay, forced detention and bonded labour.
Bringing Fishing Vessels out of the Shadows: EJF is taking action to highlight the urgent need for a Global Record of fishing vessels and the use of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) number as a Unique Vessel Identifier (UVI).