The Modern Slavery Bill before the Senate is touted as 'smart legislation', because it asks for information rather than imposes penalties, but it mightn't be enough.
The seafood industry is a major contributor to modern slavery.
There are other ways of exploiting victims in the 'business model' of modern slavery.
The UK government presents itself as a pioneer in tackling modern slavery, but it doesn't allow victims to remain legally in the UK. Time is apt for the system to be overhauled.
The new NHS charging regime will have a severe impact on the most vulnerable people in society.
Businesses can play a major role in either facilitating modern slavery or eradicating it.
The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it fails to consider the fundamental causes.
Young victims remain at risk because current laws are focused on concerns over immigration and the economy.
Insincerity and short-termism rule global responses to Libyan migration.
Slavery is a local issue – and stopping it requires a local approach.
The Crossing tells the story of a girl who had been trafficked using the 'lover boy' technique.
The way we talk about this problem is working against us.
Supply chains are much clearer than they used to be but the same can't be said about labour.
Good intentions, money and the desire to help are essential ingredients for the orphanage tourism industry. But tourists end up becoming agents in the exploitation of children.
On Juneteenth, the day that commemorates the ending of slavery in the US, a historian dispels myths about the 'peculiar institution' of slavery.
Any proposed solution to the problem of modern slavery must engage with the business community and government policies on migration and migrant labour.
With My Family’s Slave, journalist Alex Tizon challenges our complacency over domestic workers. When does domestic work become slavery?
The record donation by Twiggy Forrest highlights the rise of more strategic philanthropy, which tries to tackle the root causes of complex problems through collaboration, research and advocacy.
Migrants keep going back to the vilified go-betweens that can get them construction jobs or domestic work.
And what businesses can do to support them.