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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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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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6 December 2019

Thailand: Forced labour & exploitation in seafood industry persist as result of buyers' business model, research reveals

In December 2019, Freedom Fund and Humanity United released 'Tracking Progress: Assessing Business Responses to Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in the Thai Seafood Industry', which examines how the seafood sector has addressed the issues of forced...

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5 December 2019
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Author: 南非就业与劳工部

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4 December 2019

So. Africa: Authorities continue to crack down on factories violating labour laws

Author: Thando Maeko, Mail & Guardian (South Africa)

‘Hawks bust another ‘horror’ factory’ 29 November 2019...

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28 November 2019

Danish Institute for Human Rights launches toolkit on human rights for policy makers and public buyers

Author: Daniel Morris, Danish Institute for Human Rights

“Driving change through public procurement: A toolkit on human rights for policy makers and public buyers (road-testing version”, 25 November 2019...

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26 November 2019

China: Volkswagen defends presence in Urumqi amid concerns on abuses of ethnic minorities

Author: David Ehl, DW

“Volkswagen defends presence in China's Xinjiang amid uproar over Uighur abuses”, 26 November 2019...

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26 November 2019

So. Africa: Seven suspects appear in court for trafficking of illegal immigrants, forced labour & child labour

Author: Department of Employment and Labour (South Africaa)

‘Employment and Labour on arrests for alleged human trafficking and violation of labour laws’ 21 November 2019...

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25 November 2019

So.Africa: Authorities uncover illegally-run factory using child labour and forced labour

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21 November 2019
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Author: Daniela Penha, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

"Negros são 82% dos resgatados do trabalho escravo no Brasil - Maioria dos 2.043 negros e pardos encontrados em situação análoga à escravidão entre 2016 e 2018 é de jovens, nordestinos e sem escolaridade. Para especialistas, dados revelam a marginaliz...

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21 November 2019

Governments urged to improve record on business & human rights ahead of UN Forum

Author: UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Governments are failing in their duty to protect people from human rights abuses by business and cannot put off action any longer, UN human rights experts have warned ahead of the largest global gathering on business and human rights. ...

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