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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.


Organisations and projects

SACOM (Students and Scholars against Corporate Misbehaviour, Hongkong):
China Labor Bulletin (Hongkong):
AMRC (Asia Monitor Resource Center, Hongkong):
China Labor Watch (USA):
National Labor Committee (USA):
Labour Action China (Hongkong):
Hong Kong Christian Industrial Committee (Hongkong):
Globalization Monitor (Hongkong):
Short description of the Hong Kong organisations:
Aktion fair spielt. Für faire Regeln in der Spielzeugproduktion:
International Council of Toy Industry:
ICTI Care Process:


Das muss anders werden – Spielzeugproduktion in China” Video complementing the material “Alle sollen gewinnen” by Peter Wingert. (Duration: ca. 15 minutes).
Those with Justice: (Duration ca.11 minutes).
Santa's workshop: (Duration ca. 32 minutes)
Les damnés du ”made in China” – Photo report: