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Forced labour & modern slavery


This section of our website covers forced labour & slavery, including modern slavery and historical forms of slavery.  For only items about companies' involvement in historical slavery , click here.

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22 January 2020

India: Purchasing practices of intl. apparel brands contribute 'substantially' to low wages, labour abuses & precarious work, report finds

Author: Dr Mark Anner, Center for Global Workers’ Rights

"Sourcing Dynamics, Workers' Rights, and Inequality in Garment Global Supply Chains in India", 15 November 2019 (incl. 11 December 2019 addendum)...

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21 January 2020
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Author: RTS (Suisse)

"Des enfants travaillent pour le chocolat certifié "commerce équitable"", 20 janvier 2020...

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21 January 2020
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Author: La Tribuna (Honduras)

“Presentan política de derechos humanos en las empresas”, 21 de enero de 2020...

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20 January 2020

Eritrea: How EU could be financing projects built by forced labour; includes EU's comments

Author: Matina Stevis-Gridneff, New York Times

"How Forced Labor in Eritrea Is Linked to E.U.-Funded Projects"...

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20 January 2020

USA: Supreme Court seeks to protect companies from lawsuits by victims of abuse overseas in case against chocolate makers over alleged child slavery

Author: Bloomberg

"U.S. Supreme Court signals interest in child-slavery cocoa lawsuit", 14 Jan 2020...

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19 January 2020

Laos: Workers at Chinese-owned factory complain of physical abuse & unfair labour practices

Author: Max Avary & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"Lao Workers Are Abused at a Chinese Factory in Luang Prabang", 17 January 2020...

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17 January 2020
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16 January 2020

Cambodia: Anti-Human Trafficking Unit sends two suspects to Phnom Penh Municipal Court for allegedly being involved in human trafficking

Author: Sarom Kim, The Phnom Penh Post

"Pair of alleged human traffickers sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court", 14 January 2020...

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16 January 2020
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Author: Juliane Kippenberg et Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch

« Un élan dynamique vers une responsabilité accrue des entreprises », janvier 2020...

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15 January 2020

33 victims of wartime forced labour launch lawsuit in So. Korea against 6 Japanese companies

Author: YonHap News Agency

"33 forced labor victims and bereaved families sue 6 Japanese companies" 14 Jan 2020...

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