Modern slavery

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    Modern day slavery still rampant in India

    Although India has long banned forced and bonded labour, the inhumane practice persists, with regular reports of adults and children being trapped in debt bondage to unscrupulous employers.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 06 December 2022

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    Workers’ watchdog welcome, but needs funding says UK Peer

    Members of the House of Lords clashed at a Parliamentary debate after the government announced a new workers’ watchdog, which it will set up to protect the rights of UK workers.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 11 June 2021

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    The skeleton in the closet

    Despite slavery being abolished over 180 years ago, 40.3 million people around the world are living in some form of modern slavery.

    By Lottie Galvin, iHASCO on 02 October 2019