#Modern Slavery

  • Article: After Being Freed From Slavery, This Little Girl Wouldn’t Rest Until Her Friend Was Safe Too

    After Being Freed From Slavery, This Little Girl Wouldn’t Rest Until Her Friend Was Safe Too

    From International Justice Mission|July 30, 2020

    Esther* was between just four and eight years old when she was trafficked in Ghana. Read more

  • Article: Number of Slaves in Britain Is 10 Times Worse Than Feared, New Study Says

    Number of Slaves in Britain Is 10 Times Worse Than Feared, New Study Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 13, 2020

    Britain is home to at least 100,000 slaves, according to the study. Read more

  • Article: How Can Britain Stop Fast Fashion Brands Like Boohoo Exploiting Workers?

    How Can Britain Stop Fast Fashion Brands Like Boohoo Exploiting Workers?

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 10, 2020

    Fast fashion retailer Boohoo has been accused of paying workers in Leicester less than minimum wage. Read more

  • Article: Human Trafficking Could Soar in Britain as Lockdown Is Eased, Says Anti-Slavery Chief

    Human Trafficking Could Soar in Britain as Lockdown Is Eased, Says Anti-Slavery Chief

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 12, 2020

    Traffickers could capitalise as businesses race to recruit low-paid workers. Read more

  • Article: 6 Experts Reveal How to Stop Essex Truck Deaths From Happening Again

    6 Experts Reveal How to Stop Essex Truck Deaths From Happening Again

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 11, 2019

    The deaths have sparked debate about Britain's approach to tackling smugglers and traffickers. Read more

  • Article: Domestic Workers Are Being Illegally Sold on Social Media Apps

    Domestic Workers Are Being Illegally Sold on Social Media Apps

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Maria Camila Montañez|Nov. 5, 2019

    Buyers in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia can search women by race and buy them for a few thousand dollars. Read more

  • Article: A Man Who Freed 5,000 Yazidi Women Is Getting the Recognition He Deserves

    A Man Who Freed 5,000 Yazidi Women Is Getting the Recognition He Deserves

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 29, 2019

    Hussein Al Qaidi is set to receive the Mother Teresa Award. Read more

  • Article: J.K. Rowling Warns Young Travelers to Avoid 'Voluntourism'

    J.K. Rowling Warns Young Travelers to Avoid 'Voluntourism'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 29, 2019

    It's estimated that eight in 10 children living in orphanages have been trafficked. Read more