What a Month in the United Kingdom

[Sam McKenzie] …the United Kingdom’s largest modern slavery ring has been broken If you’re an avid sports fan you’ll know that both Wimbledon and the Cricket World cup have recently wrapped up in emphatic fashion. Wimbledon saw the longest ever Men’s Final in its history and England held the cricket World Cup trophy aloft. Significant […]

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What is Bonded Labour?

[Gabby Sullivan] It’s time to change this Bonded labour, otherwise known as debt bondage, debt slavery or peonage, is when workers are exploited and trapped in situations to repay debts. Bonded labour is when employers hold a debt over a person and forces them to work in order to pay if back, yet once they […]

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Good on You!

[Sam McKenzie] Do good. Look Good. Feel good Do you remember the article I recently wrote about the 2019 Ethical Fashion Guide that was released by Baptist World Aid Australia? The 2019 Ethical Fashion Guide accompanied the 2019 Ethical Fashion Report to help you make you make every day, ethical purchasing decision when you shop […]

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A ‘Fair Go’ for Foreign Workers

[Gabby Sullivan] The labour shortages and exploitation we are seeing today need to be addressed by our new government The opportunity to make a better life for oneself in Australia is seized by many, often irrespective of their grasp on the culture, the English language, or most notably their rights as workers. The excitement felt […]

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Sound Check: November 2017

[Caitlyn Sharp] Welcome to November Sound Check, let’s take a look at what’s been happening in terms of Modern Slavery this month. Nine Polish Nationals appear in court with modern slavery offensives. Six men and three women have been investigated with human trafficking charges after claims they have exploited over 80 people. The accused have […]

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What a Month in the United Kingdom

[Sam McKenzie] …the United Kingdom’s largest modern slavery ring has been broken If you’re an avid sports fan you’ll know that both Wimbledon and the Cricket World cup have recently wrapped up in emphatic fashion. Wimbledon saw the longest ever Men’s Final in its history and England held the cricket World Cup trophy aloft. Significant […]

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Qatar World Cup 2022

[Sam McKenzie] The Kafala system has come under intense scrutiny for the slave-like conditions that it fosters and creates. In the modern day, it is not uncommon to hear unhappy news coming out of the Middle East, but the FIFA World Cup of Soccer will be held in Qatar 2022. This is excellent news for […]

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From Home to Hell: The Journey of a Sex Slave

Many of the questions we get revolve around the same thought: How did these people get into this situation? It’s a fair question; most of us coming from developed countries can’t fathom the idea of being a slave. Yet, it is a reality for more than 30 million people in the world today. Of course, […]

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Tricked

Martyna Zuchowska   Sex slavery still to this day occurs all around us. The atrocity takes place even in the most developed parts of the world. The Netflix original documentary ‘Tricked’ sheds a light on the cruel world of prostitution in the United States. The film begins with former sex slave Danielle who shares her […]

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Mediterranean Traffick: Another Refugee Challenge

[Brayden Sharp] As a result of the wars in the Middle-East and the conflicts in Africa, Europe has seen an influx of refugees in recent years. At the centre of this influx has been the Mediterranean country of Italy, who accepted 212,100 refugees in 2016 and 119,310 in 2017. Despite recent controversies from Italy’s new […]

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