European Campaigns:    AUT   FR   PL   CZ   RO

Making Toys without Joy

SACOM's latest report says that the hardship of the toy factory workers is a consequence of squeezing the unit prices in the global supply chain.

URGENT ACTION: Mattel needs to act!

It is time for Mattel to assume responsibility.
The family of the deceased Mattel worker Nianzhen Hu are still waiting for a fair compensation and Mattel must change its purchasing practices to safeguard the workers' physic and mental conditions.

Urgent Appeal: Suicide at Mattel supplier

Due to work related stress and repeated humiliation, a 45 year old female worker jumped out of a window on the sixth floor at Tai Qiang Factory, a Mattel supplier in China.

Petition hand-over to ICTI

ICTI receives almost 13.000 signatures demanding better conditions for workers in toy factories

ICTI needs to act!

The International Council of Toy Industries ICTI has been approached by a coalition of NGOs campaigning for fair working conditions in toy production, including the partners of "Stop Toying Around!".

New report on two Chinese toy factories:

The recent report called "Exploitations of Toy Factory Workers at the Bottom of the Global Supply Chain" reveals that violations of human and workers rights remain even in certified toy factories in China.

Who we are

The 5 NGOs from Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Poland, and Romania behind the campaign “Stop toying around!” have formed a consortium and are financially supported by the European Commission to reach their common goal to achieve fair working conditions in the toy production.

In Austria, Südwind Agentur implements the campaign.
Südwind is one of the biggest Austrian NGOs active in awareness raising, campaigning and global education and works with pupils, students, schools, teachers and teacher training institutions, youth and church groups and their leaders, media, consumers, and decision makers at political and business level.

In France, Peuples Solidaires is responsible for the campaign.
In Czech Republic, Spolecnost pro Fair Trade implements the campaign.
Polish Green Network is responsible for implementation of the campaign in Poland
A.U.R. implements the campaign in Romania.

Südwind Agentur
Laudongasse 40
1080 Vienna
Tel. +43 1 405 55 15
Fax: +43 1 405 55 19
 Czech Republic
Spolecnost pro Fair Trade
Kounicova 42
602 00 Brno
Tel: +420 775 737 176
Fax: + 420 543 214 002
Peuples Solidaires
2B, rue Jules Ferry
93100 Montreuil
Tel: + 33 1 48 58 21 85
Fax: + 33 1 48 58 05 28
Polish Green Network
ul. Sławkowska 26 A
31-014 Kraków
Tel.: +48 12 431 28 18
Fax: +48 12 431 28 08


17-19, Nicolae Balcescu STREET, 1st floor
room 115, District 1 - Bucharest
Tel: + 40 21 313.38.83
Fax: + 40 21 313.38.83