#Modern Slavery

  • Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants
    Girls & Women

    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    March 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why Global Citizen Marched With 8 Slavery Survivors to 10 Downing Street
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Here's Why Global Citizen Marched With 8 Slavery Survivors to 10 Downing Street

    By Lauren Pizzey|March 18, 2019

    A coalition of organisations just demanded Theresa May and Sajid Javid make this one vital change. Read more

  • Article: Fighting 'Evil' Like Climate Change Will Help Businesses Win Government Contracts in the UK
    Citizenship

    Fighting 'Evil' Like Climate Change Will Help Businesses Win Government Contracts in the UK

    March 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Businesses looking to win British government contracts told to do more to help society. Read more

  • Article: UK Rejects Calls to Change Car Wash Laws to Fight Slavery
    Citizenship

    UK Rejects Calls to Change Car Wash Laws to Fight Slavery

    Feb. 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Thousands of workers in Britain's car washes are estimated to be slaves. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Was 9 Months Pregnant When She Freed Herself and Others From Modern Slavery
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Was 9 Months Pregnant When She Freed Herself and Others From Modern Slavery

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 25, 2019

    Thaiyamma became a slave for years because she didn’t have $14. Read more

  • Article: Slavery Convictions in Europe Fall Sharply Despite Rise in Victims
    Citizenship

    Slavery Convictions in Europe Fall Sharply Despite Rise in Victims

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 8, 2019

    Modern slavery is getting worse. So why aren’t survivors getting justice? Read more

  • Article: Indian Trafficking Survivors Just Sent Thousands of Postcards to Push for a New Law
    Girls & Women

    Indian Trafficking Survivors Just Sent Thousands of Postcards to Push for a New Law

    Dec. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists and survivors are urging lawmakers to pass already proposed legislation. Read more

  • Article: A Human Vending Machine in London Dispenses 'Slave-Made' Food
    Citizenship

    A Human Vending Machine in London Dispenses 'Slave-Made' Food

    Dec. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    There's an estimated 136,000 people in Britain currently trapped in slavery. Read more