#Modern slavery

  • Article: The Pacific Has the ‘Perfect Storm of Conditions’ for Modern Slavery: Report

    The Pacific Has the ‘Perfect Storm of Conditions’ for Modern Slavery: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|March 26, 2020

    Modern slavery is likely to increase as climate change exacerbates poverty and migration. Read more

  • Article: To End Slavery, 10,000 People Must Be Freed Daily for 10 Years, Report Says

    To End Slavery, 10,000 People Must Be Freed Daily for 10 Years, Report Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 17, 2019

    Forced labor is considered legal or a minor offense in close to 100 countries. Read more

  • Article: British Couple Arrested for Enslaving Man in Their Garden Shed

    British Couple Arrested for Enslaving Man in Their Garden Shed

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 1, 2018

    They had allegedly kept him in their shed for four years. Read more

  • Article: Airbnb Rentals Are Increasingly Being Used for Human Trafficking, Police Say

    Airbnb Rentals Are Increasingly Being Used for Human Trafficking, Police Say

    By Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 23, 2018

    Police just arrested two men in a human trafficking case who were allegedly using Airbnbs. Read more

  • Article: The Biggest Companies in Asia Are Joining to Fight Slavery

    The Biggest Companies in Asia Are Joining to Fight Slavery

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 16, 2018

    They hope that a corporate-backed movement will succeed where activism failed. Read more

  • Article: Gummy Bear Maker Haribo Investigating Reports of Slavery on Brazil Plantations

    Gummy Bear Maker Haribo Investigating Reports of Slavery on Brazil Plantations

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 27, 2017

    A documentary alleged that workers producing a key ingredient were trapped in modern-day slavery. Read more

  • Article: Overseas Visits to Orphanages Could be Outlawed in Australia
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    Overseas Visits to Orphanages Could be Outlawed in Australia

    By Marnie Cunningham|July 5, 2017

    Why you should rethink visiting an orphanage on your travels Read more