August 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News



31 August 2018

Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from August 2018.


1. ‘Use your influence to curb human trafficking; Z’bar house rep urges African lawmakers’, The Citizen (Tanzania)

http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Use-your-influence-to-curb-human-trafficking--Z-bar-/1840340-4727428-14e1sy8z/index.html

2. ‘Parliaments pledge to fight human trafficking’, PML Daily (Uganda)

http://www.pmldaily.com/news/2018/08/parliaments-pledge-to-fight-human-trafficking.html

3. ‘African Parliaments must lead the fight against human trafficking – Adwoa Safo’, GhanaWeb

https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/African-Parliaments-must-lead-the-fight-against-human-trafficking-Adwoa-Safo-680219

4. ‘UK steps up fight against human trafficking in West Africa’, GOV.UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-steps-up-fight-against-human-trafficking-in-west-africa

5. ‘Conspiracy of silence as modern slavery booms’, The Guardian (Nigeria)

https://guardian.ng/appointments/conspiracy-of-silence-as-modern-slavery-booms/

6. 'Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts', BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-africa-45514154/money-wives-the-nigerian-girls-sold-to-repay-debts  

7. ‘Modern slavery in Germany: Preying on the vulnerable’, DW

https://www.dw.com/en/modern-slavery-in-germany-preying-on-the-vulnerable/a-45197916

8. ‘Spotting modern slavery “hiding in plain sight”’, Real Business

https://realbusiness.co.uk/hr-and-management/2018/08/28/warning-signs-modern-slavery-supply-chain/

9. ‘Theresa May speaks out on modern slavery as she touches down in Nigeria for the second day of her Africa trip’, The Mirror

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-speaks-out-modern-slavery-13158191

10. ‘Addressing modern slavery through building supply chain resilience’, Open Access

https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/modern-slavery-supply-chain-resilience/51074/

11. ‘Combatting modern slavery with human rights’, Open Global Rights

https://www.openglobalrights.org/combatting-modern-slavery-with-human-rights/

12. ‘How to fight modern slavery: question company supply chains’, South China Morning Post

https://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/2161238/how-fight-modern-slavery-question-company-supply-chains

13. ‘London cannabis farms suspected of using child slaves’, The Sydney Morning Herald

https://www.smh.com.au/world/europe/london-cannabis-farms-suspected-of-using-child-slaves-20180821-p4zyta.html


 

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