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Read the latest in modern slavery news articles, selected by the Mekong Club team of modern slavery experts.
Breaking taboos on trafficking survivors in East Asia
Source: openDemocracy. East Asia is home to nearly 60% of the world's 50 million estimated e...
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Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery
Source: Ethisphere Magazine. "It's 2023. It's unacceptable that 25,000 people enter modern s...
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Focus on Human Trafficking Shifts from Cambodia to Myanmar
Source: The Diplomat. Owing to the pandemic, human trafficking has shifted from Cambodia to ...
Cobalt Mining in the Congo Relies on Modern-Day Slavery
Source: Relevant. New Research discovered that switching to sustainable energy sources is su...
UK vows to deport foreign criminals under ‘modern slavery’ overhaul
Source: Al Arabiya English. The British government recently enacted new measures to accelera...
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14th Apr, 2023
Stories of Restoration: A Webinar on Corporate Contributions to Human Trafficking Survivor Recovery
Ever wondered what happens to survivors of human trafficking after they are rescued? How can a survivor ever recover from severe trauma? Are...
30th Mar, 2023
Exploring the broader impacts of Pig Butchering Scams: The Importance for Financial Institution to Stay Vigilant
It is estimated that there are tens of thousands of victims who have been trapped in “pig-butchering scams” in Cambodia, Myanmar, and severa...
15th Feb, 2023
Webinar: Germany’s New Law on Corporate Supply Chain Due Diligence
In 2021, the German government passed a new law to ensure German companies' responsibility to respect human rights in their supply chains. T...
24th Nov, 2022
Webinar: Modern Slavery & Shipping: Exploitation at Sea
In this webinar we will examine how modern slavery risk occurs as well as practical guidance for companies to ensure that their shipping sup...
17th Nov, 2022
Webinar: Designing People-Centered Risk Management for ESG Win-Wins
This webinar will provide a framework for people-centered risk management and discuss its potential to offer meaningful outcomes and social ...
10th Sep, 2022
2022 North American Speaking Tour: Canada and the USA
Modern Slavery and the Private Sector The issue of modern slavery in North America is a very sensitive topic within the privat...