Post Tagged with: "Modern Slavery Act"

The UK Modern Slavery Act: Transparency through Disclosure in Global Governance

The UK Modern Slavery Act: Transparency through Disclosure in Global Governance

It is to be expected that strengthening the Modern Slavery Act will take place in fits and starts, mostly when worker exploitation is in the spotlight.

Orphanage Trafficking and the Modern Slavery Act in Australia

Orphanage Trafficking and the Modern Slavery Act in Australia

Australia’s decision to include orphanage trafficking as a form of modern slavery will set a global precedent for countries with children in institutional care.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: Flies in the Ointment

The Modern Slavery Act has been shown to be deficient in many important regards and continuing to claim it as ‘world-leading’ is now a more hollow claim than ever before.

Should Australia Establish a Modern Slavery Act?

Should Australia Establish a Modern Slavery Act?

The corporate social responsibility of businesses may serve to obscure the fact that the primary responsibility for the protection of human rights belongs to states.

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

Britain’s Modern Slavery Act: World-leading or a Timid Start?

It has become clear that both the scale of modern slavery is much larger than presumed, and that its scope is much wider. New forms of slavery are becoming apparent.

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