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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.

Inform yourself and others

Read our Campaign Folder
This short, precise folder offers a first introduction into the situation of many workers in Chinese toy factories and will make you want to know more…
The Campaign Folders are produced in English and national languages and ready for download:
Austria (link to national site/folder download)
France (link to national site/ folder download)
Poland (link to national site/n folder download)
Czech Republic (link to national site/ folder download)
English version
If you want to order the folder for further distribution, please contact your national campaign office.

Read our regular Newsletters
All newsletters are produced on a regular basis in national languages and ready for download.
Austria (link to national site/newsletter download)
France (link to national site/newsletter download)
Poland (link to national site/newsletter download)
Czech Republic (link to national site/newsletter download)
Romania (link to national site/newsletter download)

Read our Report
Our partners SACOM in Hong Kong have travelled to mainland China and visited toy factories over the summer in order to be able to present a picture about the situation in toy production in Guangdong province, where most of our toys are produced.

The full report is available in the following languages:
English, German, Czech, Polish, French and Romanian (link to national site/report download)