Posts Tagged: forced labor

Preventing Goods Made with Forced Labor from Entering the United States
December 4, 2019

Preventing Goods Made with Forced Labor from Entering the United States

Forced labor is used to produce a wide array of goods.  For example, The New York Times, produced a series …

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What’s in Your Chocolate this Halloween?
October 29, 2019

What’s in Your Chocolate this Halloween?

The majority of cocoa, the main ingredient in chocolate, comes from just two countries – Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire.  In both countries child labor in the cocoa sector is prevalent. 

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What’s Behind Your Cup of Tea?
May 15, 2019

What’s Behind Your Cup of Tea?

70,000 cups of tea are consumed globally every second! As the world’s top beverage after water, learn how this massive industry is key in combatting unfair labor practices.

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Top Countries for Modern-Day Slavery
December 18, 2017

Top Countries for Modern-Day Slavery

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Comparing Compensation: What Inmates in Private Prisons Would Otherwise Get Paid
November 13, 2017

Comparing Compensation: What Inmates in Private Prisons Would Otherwise Get Paid

Human Trafficking Search recently published a study which examines the use of labor in private prisons, finding that private prisons are not required to pay inmates a fair wage for the work they do, despite being able to make a profit. This is the second in a blog series to summarize the research.

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Labor Exploitation in Private Prisons: A Blog Series
November 6, 2017

Labor Exploitation in Private Prisons: A Blog Series

Human Trafficking Search recently published a study which examines the use of labor in private prisons, finding that private prisons are not required to pay inmates a fair wage for the work they do, despite being able to make a profit. This is the first in a blog series to summarize the research.

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July 11, 2017

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Human Trafficking

Global leaders convened at a United Nations summit in September, 2015 and adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The SDGs focus on people, the planet, prosperity, peace, and partnership. With these new goals, member states that were present at the summit are expected to establish a national framework to end poverty and fight inequality. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will help combat human trafficking through goals 5, 8, and 16.

January 19, 2015

Fighting for Farmworker Justice

When people think of trafficking, they often think about sex trafficking. But labor trafficking is also an insidious problem globally …

September 1, 2014

Keeping Forced Labor in Mind This Labor Day

Labor Day is a national holiday celebrated in the United States on the first Monday of September. It was created …

March 12, 2013

2 Forced Labor Campaigns that Made a Difference

With the rise of international watchdog groups and human rights organizations, corporate responsibility can no longer be an afterthought for …