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Stand for freedom: the modern day fight against slavery - The Mancunion

February 19, 2018, 5:17 pm

The Mancunion

Stand for freedom: the modern day fight against slavery
The Mancunion
Perhaps slavery is not an issue that many of us consider to be 'current', and many are probably unaware of the extent of the problem. At this moment, however, there are more than 40 million people trapped in slavery. A group of University of Manchester ...

Bill to Thwart 'Modern-Day Slavery' Introduced by Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher - Times of San Diego

February 16, 2018, 2:04 am

Times of San Diego

Bill to Thwart 'Modern-Day Slavery' Introduced by Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher
Times of San Diego
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher Thursday introduced a bill aimed at cracking down on labor trafficking, which affects an estimated 30,000 in San Diego County. Labor trafficking refers to the use of force, fraud or coercion to compel labor. It ...

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How Blockchain Could Help End Modern Day Slavery In Asia's Exploitative Seafood Industry - Forbes

February 15, 2018, 1:45 am

Forbes

How Blockchain Could Help End Modern Day Slavery In Asia's Exploitative Seafood Industry
Forbes
Workers help to unload fish from a boat at the port in Songkhla. Around 100 people have been arrested by authorities in a recent crackdown on abuses involving Thailand's multi-billion dollar seafood industry. (Paula Bronstein/ Getty Images ). According ...

To eliminate slavery from the food supply chain, we need to learn how to search for it - CNBC

February 14, 2018, 1:36 am

CNBC

To eliminate slavery from the food supply chain, we need to learn how to search for it
CNBC
With all the media reports about violence, murder and slavery at sea, those findings may come as a surprise to some people. However, they make sense from an economic perspective: Labor shortages are severe in countries like Thailand and Malaysia, where ...

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