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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Random Noise

Up in Smoke: Slavery in the Cannabis Industry

[James Clough] For the larger part of the last decade, cultivation of cannabis in the United Kingdom has been found to be done by, in many cases, young refugees… As recently as last week cannabis was legalised in Canada which has created many headlines across the globe with stories in regards to the regulation and […]

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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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The Nagle Student Series – Part Three: Lydia Overend

[Lydia Overend] Today, more than a quarter of the world’s slaves are children. These children are forced to commit commercial sex acts, forced into a system of domestic slavery or employed in businesses that are mentally, physically, socially and morally harmful. So what is it? The international definition according to the Worst Forms of Child […]

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The Ten Commandments of Volunteering

Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do. It takes you out of your comfort zone, it exposes you to new surroundings, and it looks great on your CV. However, the primary purpose for anyone to volunteer should simply be to help people. But stepping into the world of volunteering is no […]

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Cosmetics VS Child Labour

In the past decade western media exposing the extent of child labour across India has seen some companies take positive action. [Gabby Sullivan] In 2018 people’s awareness of the exploitative nature of fast fashion increased and consumers are making conscious choices to not support the unethical manufacturers. Hopefully this new year we see consumer mindfulness […]

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30 Million to None Live Event!

[Caitlyn Sharp] 30 Million to None’s Mexican Fiesta 12-2pm, 8 May 2018 The George Building, Level 1 Swinburne University, Hawthorn We are very excited to announce our next 30Mil live event! On the 8th of May, 30 Million to None will be taking part in a ‘Mexican Fiesta’ which will be held by the Event’s […]

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