Value chain risk analysis

Bar & nightlife

Children's rights

Bars and nightclubs are no places for children. Violations of children’s rights in such settings include child labour and sexual exploitation of children.

Restaurant

Children's rights

Child labour in gastronomic services is common in many tourist destinations. Children work in restaurants, cafes, teashops, beach shacks etc. as waiters, kitchen helpers or cleaners.

Restaurant

Community impact

Restaurants may have negative impacts on communities if they primarily source imported food or products and do not employ local staff.

Restaurant

Customer rights

Lack of hygiene standards can lead to mostly health-related risks for customers.

Bar & nightlife

Modern slavery

Bars and nightclubs may be used as hubs of sexual exploitation or prostitution of trafficking victims.

Bar & nightlife

Women's rights

The main risks for women in bars or nightclubs concern sexual harassment and exploitation.

Restaurant

Workers' rights

Working conditions in restaurants can be demanding – they often include long working hours, overtime without appropriate compensation, inadequate rest days and a stressful and sometimes abusive working environment.