Social upgrading is about improving working conditions and workers’ rights. Apart from that, it also considers enabling rights, meaning that workers have a voice, can claim their rights, and can collectively organize. How can these rights be achieved?

Undocumented or informal workers have rights in Belgium, like any other worker. But often they are unaware of this, or too afraid of deportation to report violations.

Who is to blame in cases of forced labour? We have made a society wherein exploitation is not only possible, but is the best choice for millions of people.