Ratification of Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29) and the ratification of Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105)
Ratification of Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182)
Adoption of Employment Relations Act, which is strengthened by Health and Safety at Work Act 1996 and National Employment Centre Act 2009.
Adoption of Crimes Act, which criminalizes some forms of labour, trafficking and all forms of sex trafficking.
Fijian Constitution provides for freedom from slavery, forced labour and Human Trafficking, right to education, rights of children, among others.
“I commend you all for joining hands in this fight. Together we can give our children a future that is free and for them to make informed decisions. Let us join hands and ensure that we move towards a better Fiji by eliminating all forms of child labor, forced labor and human trafficking from our society. We also remain committed to leading the region in this endeavor.”
Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations and Youth and Sports, Honourable Mr. Parveen Kumar Bala, at the Strategic Planning Workshop