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Assessment of the Risks of Human Trafficking for Forced Labour on the UK Seasonal Workers Pilot
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01 March 2021

This report presents the findings of research conducted by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) and Fife Migrants Forum (FMF) between March 2020 and February 2021. This research was initiated in order to seek to understand the risk of human trafficking...

Preventing Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking – An Agenda For Action Across the Financial Services Sector
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01 January 2021

There are over 40 million people in modern slavery worldwide. Modern slavery exists in every industry, in every country in the world. The financial services industry has a major role to play in combating this violent and abusive business. And...

Value Chains Assessment in the Central African Republic
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01 December 2020

Conducted between February-September 2020, the assessment draws on both desk-based literature, key stakeholder interviews and field research conducted in Bangui, Bossangoa, Bocaranga and Yaloke, as well as internationally. The report presents the different stages of the gold value chain in...

Parallel societies: slavery, exploitation and criminal subculture in Leicester
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01 August 2020

COVID-19 has put under the spotlight the fast fashion industry in Leicester East, and its exploitation of thousands of (mostly immigrant) workers. Exploitation that ranges from unsafe working conditions through to slavery; from staff being paid below the minimum wage...

Risks and Considerations for Businesses with Supply Chain Exposure to Entities Engaged in Forced Labor and other Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang
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01 July 2020

Businesses with potential exposure in their supply chain to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) or to facilities outside Xinjiang that use labor or goods from Xinjiang should be aware of the reputational, economic, and legal risks of involvement with...

Covid-19 and potential implications on human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery internationally
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01 April 2020

COVID-19 is a global pandemic affecting every country in the world. Similarly, modern slavery is a global threat that affects every country in the world. This briefing aims to highlight some of the global concerns and increased potential threats around...

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