Payoke invites schools to take part in the fight against trafficking

Human trafficking is not limited to the harrowing stories of boat refugees on Lampedusa. Also here in Belgium there is economic exploitation, people end up in prostitution networks and young girls are victims of loverboys. Human trafficking is modern slavery. Therefore Payoke invites schools and teachers together with their students to join the fight against trafficking in human beings.

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Payoke organizes an action week and campaign "Fight against human trafficking" with the support of the city of Antwerp

The action week and campaign "Fight against human trafficking" is an initiative of vzw Payoke with the support of the city of Antwerp. The aim of the campaign is local awareness raising and fundraising for the fight against human trafficking. Buy and wear the tattoo as a conversation starter in the Action Week from 18 until October 25! More info:

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Zero tolerance for severe forms of labour exploitation needed, FRA study says

Consumers are often unaware that the food they eat or the clothes they buy may have been produced by people working under conditions of severe labour exploitation. A new report by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) shows that while the EU has legislation prohibiting certain forms of severe labour exploitation, workers moving within or migrating to the EU are at risk of becoming victims. Despite this, the offence of employing a migrant worker under particularly exploitative working conditions is punishable in some EU Member States with a maximum sentence of less than two years, a penalty that does not reflect the gravity of the fundamental rights violations involved.

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Payoke ambassador, Jo Lemaire explores new musical horizons with Rotary

In 1980, Jo Lemaire was the opening act at Torhout-Werchter. In the 80s and 90s she made her international breakthrough with a varied repertoire of songs, funky pop and rock. Later she brought impressive tributes to Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf. In late May, the singer will be on the stage of the Arenbergschouwburg again with a completely new program. For the concert, an initiative of the Rotary Club of Antwerp - Wilrijk Ter Beke, she also brings only one musical instrument.

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"EU Guidelines" ISEC Project

EU Guidelines for the establishment of national focal points for the comprehensive integrated medical support of THB victims, establishment of a Belgian national focal point for the comprehensive integrated medical support of THB victims, development of a training program on THB for experts (focal point members) including health related topics activities.

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