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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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How The Yemen War is Creating Slavery

children are being recruited by certain rebel groups, to engage in armed conflict [Martyna Żuchowska] Yemen is currently facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Millions of people are on the brink of starvation because all the country’s supply channels have been blocked off. Most citizens don’t have access to fresh water and are malnourished. This […]

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Forced Labour at Sea

[Martyna Żuchowska] This type of industry is prone to forced labour type of slavery where people are held against their will to work grueling hours in terrible conditions, for little to no money. Seafood has a huge impact on the trading industry because it is one of the most traded foods in the whole world. Seafood […]

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Be a Volunteer, Not a Voluntourist

[Brayden Sharp] We can’t hide behind the excuse of voluntourism to avoid helping others out. Back in June, Martyna wrote about the phenomenon of voluntourism and how it was doing more harm than good in the world of human trafficking. The practice involves orphanages in developing countries removing children from their families in order to […]

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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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Country Profile: Turkmenistan

[Martyna Żuchowska] Human Rights Watch has stated that the country’s government is one of the most repressive in the world When we talk about a country being disconnected from the rest of the world, it’s citizens being repressed and their rights and freedoms being extremely limited, the country that comes to mind is usually North Korea. […]

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