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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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19 November 2019

Zimbabwe: Allegations of child labor practices emerge in Chiredzi’s sugarcane plantations

Author: Nyasha Chingono, The Guardian (UK)

‘$1 a week: the bitter poverty of child sugarcane workers in Zimbabwe’ 19 November 2019...

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19 November 2019
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Author: Times Live

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18 November 2019

Australia: Authorities to investigate alleged exploitation of Fijian workers 'deceptively recruited' on farms

Author: Leonie Thorne & Prianka Srinivasan, ABC News

"Australian federal authorities probing alleged exploitation of Fijian villagers on Victorian farms", 15 November 2019...

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18 November 2019

Human Rights organizations push for legal action in UK to stop importation of Uzbekistan cotton harvested with forced labour

Author: Annie Kelly, Guardian (UK)

"Lawyers challenge UK imports of 'slavery-tainted' Uzbek cotton", 21 Oct 2019...

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18 November 2019

Responsible Sourcing Network proposes initiative to prevent forced labour in Chinese cotton products

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

“It’s Time Forced Labor in China’s Cotton Production Is Taken Seriously”, 14 Nov 2019...

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17 November 2019

Companies urged to uphold corporate responsibility when sourcing from Xinjiang and Uzbekistan, both with high risks of forced labour

Author: Catherine Putz, The Diplomat

“Cotton and Corporate Responsibility: Fighting Forced Labor in Xinjiang and Uzbekistan”, 14 Nov 2019...

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14 November 2019
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Author: Ouest-France

« En Ouzbékistan, l'espoir de la fin du travail forcé dans le coton », 11 novembre 2019...

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14 November 2019

Report "Italian Legislative Decree No. 231/2001: a model for a human rights due diligence legislation?"

Author: Human Rights International Corner (HRIC) & International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

13 November 2019...

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14 November 2019

Thailand: Charoen Pokphand Foods address human rights issues in supply chain with 'Human Rights Due Diligence Process'

Author: Bangkok Post

"CP Foods commits on non-violation of human rights in all forms", 14 November 2019...

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13 November 2019

KnowTheChain Investor Snapshot: Forced Labor in Forestry (incl. Paper & Forest Products)

Author: KnowTheChain

KnowTheChain assessed 39 of the largest publicly listed companies in the paper and forestry and home furnishing retail sectors on their efforts to address forced labour risks in their supply chains, based on publicly disclosed information. The findings...

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