Degrading work! Labor exploitation and human trafficking in Switzerland – What can we do?

Human trafficking is usually associated with exploitation in prostitution. However, the members of the Swiss Platform against Human Trafficking " Plateforme Traite " repeatedly assist people who have been exploited in other sectors. For example, they worked as a domestic worker, in a nail studio, on a construction site or in a restaurant kitchen. They became victims of human trafficking for labor exploitation.

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Our booklets with stories of victims of human trafficking are finally printed. The stories describe the problems faced by victims here in Switzerland when they want to break out of the situation of exploitation. The brochure is available in German, French and Italian.

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Establishment of the Swiss Platform against Human Trafficking

The four NGOs Astrée, FIZ Acvocacy and Suppor for Migrant Women and Victims of Trafficking, Antenna MayDay Ticino, ASTRÉE and CSP Genève have decided to create a platform to ensure continuous cooperation and an in-depth exchange of information, thus becoming a stronger voice for the rights of victims of human trafficking.

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