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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.

What you can do

Become a critical consumer!
We can change the world – everyday!

We, the Stop Toying Around! Campagin will do our best to achieve our goal to improve working conditions in Chinese toy factories.
But for real, long-lasting and positive changes –
we need your help!

We want to encourage you to inform yourself, and to become part of this campaign by starting your own activity. It doesn’t have to be big and the possibilities are manifold: From participating in an “Urgent Appeal” to collecting signatures from your friends and colleagues for a petition, from using Shop Cards to organising a huge charity event in your town or village for Stop Toying Around!

Here is a hint as to how much time the different forms of engagement will need

Inform yourself
Read - from 5 minutes to a couple of hours, depending on how detailed you want to be informed

1 minute for an on-line signature to be sent off
Get active
Training - 1-2 days
Organise your own action - 2 hours to an estimated 2 months for something big
Donate online: 5 minutes