Modern Slavery

Freed Slaves Will Never Be Free

[Martyna Żuchowska] The United Nations states that most women right after a trafficking experience, will have multiple health problems which include both physical and mental issues. In last month’s ‘The Safe House’ blog, I wrote about the idea of trafficking victims only being thought of as the people who are still stuck in modern day […]

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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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Country Profile: Brazil

[James Clough] Hidden within Brazil’s wide and vast rainforests – predominantly in the state of Para – are charcoal farms where people are forced to engage in illegal deforestation. The majority of Brazil is currently celebrating and partaking in one of its largest events of the year – Carnival, which typically involves public celebrations, including […]

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Wed-locked: Unethical Marriages

[Gabby Sullivan] 21% of girls globally will be married before they turn 18 To many in the western world, marriage is regarded as a happy union between two people in love, yet this positive sentiment is not universal. To many young girls, marriage brings fears of lost freedom, education, violence and forced child bearing. The […]

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What are you Willing to Pay?

[Brayden Sharp] …paying an extra 1% would ensure that garment workers in developing countries would be able to earn the living wage The heat was on the fashion industry late last week after Oxfam reported that 100% of Bangladeshi garment worker’s wages were below the living wage, and that 99% of garment worker’s in Vietnam […]

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SOUND CHECK: FEBRUARY 2019

Cait and Brayds sit down to have a look back on all the things that happened with 30 Million to None in February, and also discuss some big 30 Mil news for the coming months. MAKE NOISE

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The Safe House

[Martyna Żuchowska] These ‘free’ slaves are still victims and still need our support throughout their return to normality. When we as the public think about modern slavery and trafficking, in most instances we are thinking about the vulnerable and troubled victims that are stuck in the horrible cycle. I think that we forget to acknowledge […]

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An Update on Offshore Detention

[Gabby Sullivan] Suicide attempts and mental health problems are wide spread for those who have been separated from family members for years and see no future for themselves Behrouz Boochani is a name that has recently come to light with the Kurdish-Iranian author winning a profound Australian literary award, despite not being allowed into the […]

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Country Profile: India

[James Clough] …it is very common for these young children – some aged as young as 7 – to be taken advantage of, deceived and forced into a life of slavery. India is well renowned for being a hugely populated country. It is the second largest population on the planet amassing a whopping 1.35 billion […]

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