Forced labour & modern slavery


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12 November 2019

Book release: "Slaves Among Us: The Hidden World of Human Trafficking"

Author: Monique Villa, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Opinion: slaves Among Us," 11 Nov 2019...

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11 November 2019

East Africa: Little optimism that newly introduced regulation of recruitment agencies will reduce human trafficking to the Gulf region

Author: Jillian Keenan & Njeri Rugene, Bhekisisa (South Africa)

"‘They see us as slaves’: Domestic helpers head for the Gulf despite their fears of sexual abuse"...

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11 November 2019

Implementation toolkit for the financial sector to address modern slavery

Author: Liechtenstein Initiative for a Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

"Unlocking Potential: A Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking," 2019...

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7 November 2019

Cambodia: PM calls on ASEAN and China to cooperate in the fight against human trafficking and other cross-border crimes

Author: Sokhean Ben, Khmer Times

"Hun Sen calls on Asean, China to combat cross-border crimes", 7 November 2019...

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6 November 2019

China should take action against human rights abuses for Belt and Road projects, analyst says

Author: William Nee, Amnesty International

“Time for China to take action against human rights abuses on its Belt and Road projects”, 3 November 2019...

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6 November 2019
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Author: RFI

« Cacao ivoirien: la menace d'un embargo américain », 3 novembre 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Customs and Border Protection issues withhold release order on tobacco from Malawi on allegations of forced labor

Author: Geneva Sands, CNN

'US suspends tobacco imports from Malawi over forced child labor allegations' 1 November 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Tobacco giant disputes allegations of using forced child labour

Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)

‘Tobacco company rebukes Malawi child labor claims’...

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4 November 2019

Failure to hold businesses accountable for labour abuses provides 'breeding ground' for worse forms of modern slavery, UN special rapporteur warns

Author: Rosa Furneaux, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Interview: Failure to tackle worker abuse breeds modern slavery, U.N. expert warns", 1 November 2019...

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31 October 2019

Cambodia: Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar discuss ways to strengthen the protection of migrant workers

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar tackle migrant worker safety", 30 October 2019...

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