#Slavery

  • Article: Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    Countries That Contributed to Slavery Must Be Held Accountable: UN Human Rights Chief

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 22, 2020

    This includes formal apologies, truth-telling processes, and reparations. Read more

  • Article: The Toppling of a Statue in Britain Has Sparked a Global Debate About Monuments of Slave Traders

    The Toppling of a Statue in Britain Has Sparked a Global Debate About Monuments of Slave Traders

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 9, 2020

    Anti-racist protesters in Bristol brought down a statue of slave trader Edward Colston. 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: 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