Actions you can take to ensure modern slavery and child exploitation are not a part of your Christmas.
Cocoa buyers and chocolate manufacturers still use various strategies to deflect when the issue of child slavery is raised
Child labour rates, and potentially other sensitive subjects, are not being measured accurately
DNA testing for cocoa beans could fight slavery and child labour.
Child sexual abuse and child sex trafficking are serious problems. Misinformation is harming efforts to combat them.
What happens over the next four years in Joe Biden/Kamala Harris administration could have a lasting impact on how childhood is understood and experienced in the United States and beyond.
In Ghana and elsewhere in Africa, NGO policies directing children’s welfare ignore indigenous knowledge on childhood, and how it can aid the sustainable implementation of interventions.
Some caregivers reported seeing improvements in their children’s schoolwork and behaviour at school.
Companies can’t verify that their source didn’t involve artisanal mining. A discussion over responsible sourcing strategies and practices is needed.
The fact that there’s a growing number of child vendors means government interventions for vulnerable children aren’t reaching everyone in need.
Public relations is a form of manipulation, used to shift public opinion. It is expressly designed to benefit the organization wielding it, something we’d be wise to remember during the pandemic.
Before you stock the pantry with chocolate this Easter, think twice about whether it’s ethically produced.
The food we eat and the products we use should not contribute to human misery. While companies hold some blame, so do consumers who avoid dealing with the consequences of their purchasing decisions.
Middle-class Nigerians employ children in their homes for a range of reasons.
An investigation into the recruiting strategies of traffickers and their networks could be helpful in arresting this menace.
Electric vehicles are taking off, but will demand remain sustainable once governments phase out subsidies? And as the “hidden costs” of the EV revolution emerge, some might get left behind…
Estimates of modern slavery vary widely, whether they try to pin down numbers in the U.S., across the globe or just in certain industries.
Our energy supply underpins everything we do – so why is it exempt from the fair trade arguments used for food and clothing?
About 15 million Nigerian children work - the highest rate in West Africa.
The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.