Jamala becomes IOM Goodwill Ambassador
The winner of Eurovision-2016, Ukrainian singer Jamala became a Goodwill Ambassador of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The singer will join the global fight against human trafficking, the UN News Centre reported.
The IOM emphasizes that human trafficking and modern forms of slavery are global crimes concerning all countries across the world.
Jamala will take part in an information campaign promoting the fight against modern forms of slavery. She will appear in a special video dedicated to the issue.
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It is noted that every year, as a result of trade, forced recruitment or other methods of coercion, millions of people get entrapped in labor exploitation networks, from where they cannot escape. Hundreds of thousands of people are exploited in grave conditions in workshops, out in the fields, down in the mines, or used as servants without rights.
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