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Instead of Opportunity, Five McDonald's Employees Found Modern Day Slavery - PolicyMic

Instead of Opportunity, Five McDonald's Employees Found Modern Day Slavery - PolicyMic | Modern Day Slavery | Scoop.it
PolicyMic Instead of Opportunity, Five McDonald's Employees Found Modern Day Slavery PolicyMic "It was like modern-day slavery." Actyl, the agency that brought the Belizeans to Canada, claims it doesn't charge foreign workers for processing costs...

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Ending Modern Slavery Starts in the Boardroom - Inter Press Service

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Modern-day slavery can be eradicated from multinational supply chains, but only if global businesses contribute to greater transparency and collaboration,

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 17, 7:50 PM

I attended a presentation by Siddarth Kara recently and was stunned by the depth of modern-day slavery. Humans are treated as disposable and ground down. They can be replaced. It is sad that it is so deeply embedded in economic supply chains. One answer might be to begin buying locally at farmer's markets and small local shops.

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Britain's draft Modern Slavery Bill does not go far enough - New Internationalist (blog)

Britain's draft Modern Slavery Bill does not go far enough - New Internationalist (blog) | Modern Day Slavery | Scoop.it
New Internationalist (blog) Britain's draft Modern Slavery Bill does not go far enough New Internationalist (blog) In April 2012, for instance, the same British government now so keen to advertise its anti-slavery credentials passed a bill which...
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30 million people still live in slavery, human rights group says

30 million people still live in slavery, human rights group says | Modern Day Slavery | Scoop.it
Almost 30 million people across the globe are living in modern-day slavery, according to a report published Thursday.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 8, 12:40 PM

We confuse terrorism with criminal activity. The recent kidnappings in Nigeria are the latter. The girls will be sold into slavery in one form or another. Education is a way out, but is feared by criminals.

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Slavery experts meet big business to tackle exploitation - The Guardian

Slavery experts meet big business to tackle exploitation - The Guardian | Modern Day Slavery | Scoop.it
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Slavery experts meet big business to tackle exploitation
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NGOs such as Anti-Slavery International have long pushed for tighter laws on corporate responsibility in this area.
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