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Trekking Wrongs: Porters’ Rights

Trekking Wrongs: Porters’ Rights

As a result of a ground-breaking campaign by Tourism Concern, Trekking Wrongs: Porters’ Rights, over half of UK trekking tour operators  adopted our code of conduct for improved working conditions for mountain porters. The successes of this campaign also informed other ...

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International Porter Protection Group

International Porter Protection Group

“Working towards a Sustainable and Ethical Trekking Industry.” International Porter Protection Group – Working for the safety of the mountain porter In 1997, a young Nepali porter employed by a trekking company became severely ill with altitude illness. He was paid ...

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