#Slavery

  • Article: Nick Grono on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast: Modern Slavery ‘Happened Because Laws Aren’t Being Enforced’

    Nick Grono on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast: Modern Slavery ‘Happened Because Laws Aren’t Being Enforced’

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 22, 2019

    Nick Grono started his career as a corporate lawyer. Now, he rails against global modern slavery. Read more

  • Article: How One Trafficked Boy Broke Free After 9 Years — and Helped Rescue His Friends Too

    How One Trafficked Boy Broke Free After 9 Years — and Helped Rescue His Friends Too

    From International Justice Mission|Oct. 18, 2019

    It’s Anti-Slavery Day in the UK, but over 40 million people worldwide are still enslaved. Read more

  • Article: This Londoner Uses Art to Transform How We See Survivors of Modern Slavery

    This Londoner Uses Art to Transform How We See Survivors of Modern Slavery

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 1, 2019

    Syrian-born artist Sara Shamma wants to take down stereotypes in her new exhibition. Read more

  • Article: Male Slaves in Britain Struggle to Get Support as Numbers Soar

    Male Slaves in Britain Struggle to Get Support as Numbers Soar

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 23, 2019

    Concerns are growing about limited support in a system largely focused on women. Read more

  • Article: 7 Powerful Quotes That Show Toni Morrison Was a Global Citizen

    7 Powerful Quotes That Show Toni Morrison Was a Global Citizen

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 6, 2019

    The celebrated author wrote 11 novels and prominently featured black female characters. Read more

  • Article: Britain Deports Dozens of Slavery Survivors Despite Re-Trafficking Fears

    Britain Deports Dozens of Slavery Survivors Despite Re-Trafficking Fears

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 6, 2019

    Anti-slavery charities say the numbers could be just the tip of the iceberg. Read more

  • Article: UK Support for Modern Slavery Survivors Actually Boosts the Economy

    UK Support for Modern Slavery Survivors Actually Boosts the Economy

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 19, 2019

    The financial benefits of providing 12 months of assistance to former slaves far outweigh the costs. 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