... are being exploited worldwide – as many as never before. These people have no Labour Rights, no Trade Unions, no Social Security, no Health Insurance, no Work Contracts. In Asia, Latin America and Africa, the number of people being exploited is still raising.
Think global – act local: The ‘Solidar Council Rating’
To overcome poverty worldwide, the world's rich industrial nations – including Switzerland – need to change their attitude. One current example is the "Solidar Council Rating", an instrument that enables Swiss municipal governments to combine a global outlook with local action. The "Solidar Council Rating" is an effective way of supporting the fight for basic labour rights in developing and threshold countries.