The United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, Ms. Siobhán Mullally, is preparing a report on trafficking of persons for purposes of forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, or servitude, in the agricultural sector. The objective of her upcoming report is to examine the limits of current legal and policy frameworks that contribute to risks of trafficking in persons in the agricultural sector. The Report will be presented to the Human Rights Council in June 2022.
To inform her report, the Special Rapporteur welcomes contributions. Respondents are requested to limit their submissions to a maximum of 2,000 words to be submitted by 31 January 2021. Additional supporting materials, such as reports, academic studies, and other background materials may be annexed to the submission. All submissions will be posted on the mandate’s website. More on information on the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children and the activities of the mandate.