Modern Day Slavery

Rwanda: Concerns Grow Over Changing Face of Human Trafficking
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Rwanda: Concerns Grow Over Changing Face of Human Trafficking

Officials and activists have called for improved efforts to fight against human trafficking in the face of rising technology. On Tuesday, November 22, activists, academics and government officials, among other dignitaries from different parts of the continent convened in Kigali for the Africa Regional Freedom from Slavery Forum, where they discussed a number of things…

Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition November 2022 Meeting
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Tarrant County 5 Stones Human Trafficking Coalition November 2022 Meeting

Here is our recorded meeting link and chat notes for our 5 Stones November 2022 meeting! Also note there is NO meeting in December! Our 5 Stones meeting this November consisted of a year-end review, a video montage of taskforce agency WINS over the past year, and a celebration of three award-winning community leaders.  Our…

Kern County Human Trafficking Task Force Holiday Donation Drive Underway | News
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Kern County Human Trafficking Task Force Holiday Donation Drive Underway | News

The Kern County Human Trafficking Task Force has teamed with Ascend Real Estate and Property Management to host a holiday donation drive benefitting the Kern County Family Justice Center Foundation by providing clothing, personal hygiene toiletries, and other necessary comfort items for local victims of human trafficking crimes. All too often, when men, women, and…

Data protection pilot for human trafficking survivors
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Data protection pilot for human trafficking survivors

Hope for Justice, is working on an ambitious technology pilot that could allow anonymised data about the survivors we help to be shared with other organizations that hold data on the same people, all while protecting the actual individuals. In this video, Hope for Justice’s Enrique Restoy and Callum Harvie explain more about the pilot:…

The Case For Taxing Prison Labor
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The Case For Taxing Prison Labor

Stephanie Hunter McMahon of the University of Cincinnati College of Law discusses why labor performed by incarcerated workers should be subject to tax. This transcript has been edited for length and clarity. David D. Stewart: Welcome to the podcast. I’m David Stewart, editor in chief of Tax Notes Today International. This week: prisoners’ dilemma. On…

Is there slavery in Qatar? Country receives complaints – The Goa Spotlight
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Is there slavery in Qatar? Country receives complaints – The Goa Spotlight

Modern stadiums, hundreds of large mirrored buildings, modern infrastructure throughout the cities, Qatar seems like a futuristic dream. But the new structures built to host the 2022 World Cup carry a somber imprint. A report by the British newspaper The Guardian revealed that 6,500 workers have died since the Asian country received the right to…

Equipping businesses to meet requirements of Norwegian Transparency Act
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Equipping businesses to meet requirements of Norwegian Transparency Act

Our team hosted an event in Norway to inform and share knowledge about modern-day slavery among businesses and professionals in light of the new Norwegian Transparency Act. Following the introduction of the Transparency Act in July this year, Hope for Justice and Slave-Free Alliance are working to support organisations in meeting the requirements of the…

Human Trafficking: Everything You Should Know
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Human Trafficking: Everything You Should Know

When you think of human trafficking, what comes to mind? Who do you see as the victim? Who do you see as the perpetrator? It’s likely what first comes to mind when you think of human trafficking isn’t what’s most common. As we approach January—which is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month—it’s important we…