News | Open your eyes campaign

Although tens of thousands of individuals every year find themselves trafficked into forced labour in Europe- with exploitation happening mainly in the areas of construction, agriculture or domestic services, the general public is hardly aware of the gross human rights violation that might happen just around the corner.

Against this background, Spanish NGO Accem, the Brussels-based Churches´ Commission for Migrants in Europe and partners have on 15th of March launched a series of video spots, asking EU citizens to “open your eyes” and to help in identifying trafficked persons. The video spots which were on the 15th presented to the press in Bucharest, Brussels, Madrid and Naples are part of the MIRROR project. The video spots present different elements of labour trafficking (e.g. recruitment and transport) and areas of exploitation, and are each between 40 seconds and 1 ½ minutes long. (Currently in English and Spanish; Italian and Romanian versions are to follow).

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