Coronavirus has revealed the extreme plight of Bangladeshi factory workers.
Slavery and slavery-like practices exist in Australia, in the form of forced marriages, sexual exploitation and forced labour.
Slavery in Australia is not an issue confined to the past. It needs urgent action, and a key step is to embrace the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
In the shadows of the agenda to accelerate India-Australia trade and investment is the risk of pushing Indian workers into slave conditions.
Workers further down supply chains are being left destitute and exposed to exploitation.
Informal retailers that dot South Africa's townships have changed dramatically, but at great cost - avoidance of regulation and exploitation of employees.
There are no criminal provisions around slavery in 49% of world nations, groundbreaking new legal research finds.
Police should take a wider view to join the dots that link the networks behind slavery and drugs.
After the death of 39 people in a container found on the back of a lorry in Essex, England, there are indications of exploitation on the rise.
Combat modern slavery by spending your money in places that take the issue seriously.
The real cost of footballs transfer markets: how fake agents traffic African boys with dreams of playing in Europe’s biggest leagues.
The prospect of China using forced labour to supply foreign companies highlights the importance of modern slavery laws.
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.
While some may not believe slavery and human trafficking happen in Australia, the unpalatable truth is that they do. Here are four examples of what they can look like.
Many trafficked victims are female. But what happens when the perpetrator is also female, and was once a victim herself?
Fashion Revolution week puts a spotlight on the modern slavery conditions of the fashion industry and encourages fashion consumers to ask, "who made my clothes."
Global capitalist pressures on labour markets and the search for cheaper workers can lead to slavery.
Consumers are only benefitting from cheap clothes at considerable cost to the environment and by exploitation of a poor, vulnerable garment workers.
Just one brand of tinned tuna in Australian supermarkets is able to confidently claim slavery was not involved in its supply.
Hidden slavery is a growing global problem but we continue to turn a blind eye and embrace a seemingly insatiable demand for fast, cheap goods and services.