Reporting

Creating Consequences: Canada’s Moment to Act on Slavery in Global Supply chains
Publications
20 June 2021

In this report we examine just the tip of this iceberg, reviewing some of the most visible signs of Canadian business ties to forced labour abroad. Companies are importing into Canada large quantities of goods from industries in which forced...

Support and Access to Justice for Adult Victims of Modern Slavery
Publications
13 May 2021

The purpose of this research is to highlight gaps in modern slavery victim support and access to justice for adults. First by developing a structured understanding on existing policies and legislation. Then, taking Hertfordshire as an example, understanding how national...

Access to protection and remedy for victims of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation in Belgium and the Netherlands
Publications
29 April 2021

According to the latest ILO global estimates, 25 million people are victims of forced labour. This issue concerns all regions in the world. UN Sustainable Development Goal 8 on Decent Work and Economic Growth includes a target 8.7 for which...

Fired, then Robbed: Fashion brands’ complicity in Wage Theft during Covid-19
Publications
20 April 2021

The world’s garment workers have been among the hardest hit by the economic ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. Hours and wages have declined for many of those lucky enough to keep their jobs, and millions have been fired outright, as...

Wage Theft and Pandemic Profits: The Right to a Living Wage for Garment Workers
Publications
11 March 2021

As stores closed around the world in response to COVID-19 lockdowns in early 2020, fashion brands and retailers sought to minimize their losses, shifting the financial burden of the disruption to the bottom of their supply chain. Cancelled orders, delayed...

Modern Slavery Act: Five Years of Reporting
Publications
01 February 2021

The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Act) was established nearly six years ago and was hailed as a landmark piece of legislation. Its aim was to encourage business to take action to eradicate modern slavery from its operations and supply...

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