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3 December 2019

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2020/2021 KnowTheChain will be becnhmarking 180 companies in three sectors. In 2019 will be publishing inves...

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22 October 2019

USA: House of Representatives passes landmark bipartisan bill to put an end to corruption & crime enabled by anonymous companies

On 22 October 2019, the US House of Representatives passed a landmark bipartisan bill, The Corporate Transparency Act, that would require companies to disclose their true, so-called ‘beneficial’ owners at the time the company is formed to the U.S....

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20 October 2019

Thailand: Human traffickers fail to compensate victims of 99% of decided cases due to difficulty in seizing their assets

Author: Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Exclusive: Thailand's human traffickers flout 99% of court orders to compensate victims," 15 October 2019...

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19 October 2019

Philippines: Facebook used as platform for illegal trade of human organs; company responds

Author: Pichayada Promchertchoo, Channel News Asia (Manila)

"Kidney for sale: How organs can be bought via social media in the Philippines", 20 Oct 2019...

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18 October 2019

Cambodia: Bar Association plans to set up an office in Bangkok to provide legal aid to Cambodian migrants working in Thailand

Author: Narim Khuon, Khmer Times

"Bar Association to set up legal aid office in Thailand", 18 October 2019...

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14 October 2019

Uganda: Recruitment agent charged with murder & human trafficking after victim dies in Jordan

Author: Douglas Mubiru, New Vision (Uganda)

"Labour exporter charged with murder"...

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9 October 2019

Kenya: Poor regulation of recruitment agencies fueling human trafficking

Author: Miriam Gathigah, Inter Press Service

"Human Trafficking – It Came Disguised as the Opportunity of a Lifetime"...

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7 October 2019

Cambodia: Govt. and NGOs sign MoU to tackle human trafficking, sexual abuse and child exploitation

Author: Dara Voun, The Phnom Penh Post

"Ministry, NGOs tackle trafficking", 6 October 2019...

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1 October 2019

Interfaith Centre on Corporate Responsibility report highlights positive outcomes of shareholder proposals to corporations, including commitments to human rights, diversity & climate change

Author: Interfaith Centre on Corporate Responsibility

"Catalyzing Corporate Change: ICCR Members Celebrate a Successful 2019 Proxy Season", September 2019...

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28 September 2019

Thailand: Child sex trafficking takes new forms such as using girls as entertainers to lure men into bars

Author: Thomson Reuters Foundation, South China Morning Post

"Inside the Thai bars where 'child entertainers' are trafficked and put to work", 25 September 2019 ...While Thailand has ramped up efforts to tackle child sex trafficking in recent years, the crime is evolving and taking new forms such as th...

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