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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Nadia Murad: The Hero the World Needs

[Brayden Sharp] …Nadia was not broken. She was determined. On Friday, it was announced that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 will be awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their work to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war. This is a great achievement for the pair, but is […]

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The Nagle Student Series – Part Two: Abbey Alvin

[Abbey Alvin] Forced marriage is also known as child marriage. It is said to be when two unions under the age of 18 are forced to unite. This is usually set up from a young age in many cultures and is seen as a norm. Although this is the start of many people being born […]

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Supply Chain 101: The Truth Behind Your $100 Pants

[Martyna Żuchowska] The purpose of this week’s article is to shine a light on what exactly a clothing supply chain is and how it is a detrimental aspect of modern slavery. Next time you are out shopping and decide on a shirt to buy from a big brand clothing store, take a moment to ask yourself […]

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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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The Nagle Student Series – Part Four: Brodi Duncan

[Brodi Duncan] Forced marriage is defined as any formal marriage or informal union where one or both of the parties are under the age of 18. Although this is the definition, there is so much more to the issue. If the child has not given genuine consent, it is a forced marriage. If the child […]

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