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22 May 2018

Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking, UN Global Compact & RESPECT initiative launch interactive map of anti-trafficking organisations

The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT), United Nations Global Compact and the RESPECT Initiative (comprised of the Global Initiative, Babson College's Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and IOM) have launched...

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21 May 2018

Comparison of human rights due diligence laws and regulation of work in global supply chains

Authors: Shelley Marshall, Irene Pietropaoli, and Madeline Winterbottom (RMIT University of Melbourne) As human rights due diligence laws are enacted around the world, it is vital that we compare their features and strengths and weaknesses. This datab...

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17 May 2018

Commentary: Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking focuses on survivor employment & support for SMEs

Author: Mark P. Lagon, Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

"Undoing slavery: business coalition tackles unmet needs," 17 May 2018...

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14 May 2018

Hong Kong: Govt. urged to address human trafficking problem with dedicated piece of legislation

Author: Alvin Lum, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

"Hong Kong 'in denial' about human trafficking problem, British lawmaker says", 27 Apr 2018...

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2 May 2018

UK: Parliament votes to require overseas territories to adopt public company ownership registers by 2020

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1 May 2018

France: Case shows that trafficking charges can be used in labour exploitation cases

Author: Helen Bidard, Shelley Marshall

In the Spring of 2014, news broke in Paris of employees in a beauty salon who were, according to the labour inspector who reported the case, working in the worst conditions she had seen...The workers felt trapped because they were undocumented: they...

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10 April 2018
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Author: Prensa Latina (Cuba), Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos (México)

“Bajo explotación laboral jornaleros agrícolas en México”, 7 de abril de 2018...

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10 April 2018

Thailand: Issara institute reports modern slavery conditions in fishing industry

Author: Sebastien Malo, Reuters Foundation (NY)

"Many in Thai Fishing Industry Fail to See Conditions as Slavery - Research", 05 Feb 2018...

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6 April 2018
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Author: Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker

"Drehscheibe Schweiz für risikobehaftetes Gold?", März 2018...

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5 April 2018

USA: A lawyer calls for the American Bar Association to support an anti-corruption bill concerning corporate transparency

Author: Amol Mehra, The Washington Post

"My law degree wasn't meant for money laundering. But boy, it would make it easy.", 29 March 2018...

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