Eliminating Child Labor by 2025

Eliminating Child Labor by 2025

Target 8.7 of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires that child labor be eliminated by 2015, yet according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), 152 million children around the world are in situations of child labor. Verité is currently working with Winrock and Lawyers without Borders to implement CLEAR II, a project to reduce the prevalence of child labor in eight countries. Lisa Cox is spearheading Verité’s role in this partnership, improving the capabilities of public inspectorates and private companies to identify and address child labor.

2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

Verité’s vision is a world where people work under safe, fair, and legal conditions. In 2017, we conducted ground-breaking research, amplified our impact, and engaged multinational brands in long-term strategic partnerships towards making this vision a reality. Explore our achievements from last year below, and to support Verité’s work in 2018, please DONATE NOW.

Promoting Safe and Fair Migration from India to the Gulf

Promoting Safe and Fair Migration from India to the Gulf

Verité is proud to announce the launch of a new project supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. The project promotes safe and fair labor migration from India to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states using a multi-faceted strategic approach to build civil society capacity and coordination in both sending and receiving countries. Our goal is to establish a robust, comprehensive framework protecting migrant workers at every stage of the migration process, from recruitment and deployment to employment and safe return.

Women at Work in Global Supply Chains

Women at Work in Global Supply Chains

For more than 20 years, Verité has seen how gender inequality exacerbates labor and human rights abuses in global supply chains. Inequality based on gender comes in many forms including restrictions on the types of work women do, limited access to labor protections, and disparities in compensation. In honor of Women’s History Month, we would like to take this opportunity to touch on the many ways in which Verité sees, and seeks to change, differential impacts on women from prevailing supply chain dynamics in a variety of sectors.