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24 October 2019

France: Model Alliance presents initiative that would hold brands legally accountable to protecting models against trafficking & abuse

Author: Rosemary Feltelberg, WWD

"Model Alliance Presents Respect Program to LVMH, Kering Executives", 18 October 2019...

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23 October 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

Bangladesh: Government suspends passports of five citizens suspected of running a trafficking ring involving hundreds of workers in Brunei

Author: Naimul Karim, Reuters

"Bangladeshi human traffickers to be sent home from Brunei" , 5 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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