How tech is transforming the fight against modern slavery Libertas™ is slavefreetrade’s distributed human source intelligence system, which provides real-time feedback on labour conditions directly from workers on the ground, in order to ensure human rights compliant goods & services. How is this tool transforming traditional approaches to supply chain human rights monitoring and helpingContinue reading “How tech is transforming the fight against modern slavery”
Taking Action Against Child Labor June is International Children’s month, designated as such following the ratification of the Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child. Prior to this, in 1857, the second Sunday in June was deemed Children’s Day by Reverend Dr. Charles Leonard, a pastor of the Universal Church. It was initiated asContinue reading “Taking Action Against Child Labor”
Faces of slavefreetrade: Meet Virginia Garcia Romero, Youth Coordinator Virginia Garcia Romero is a Youth Coordinator in the Secretariat of slavefreetrade, where she works on building a community of young allies ready to take a stand against modern slavery. She speaks to us about what drew her to slavefreetrade, her conviction in youths as beingContinue reading “Faces of slavefreetrade: Meet Virginia Garcia Romero, Youth Coordinator”
Healing Wounds: Reparations for Historical Injustices Last month, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) released an official statement acknowledging and apologising for the history of its inheritance. JRF has admitted that the origin of its trusts is stained by practices that benefited from colonial slavery. As an anti-poverty care provider, operating in the UK to provideContinue reading “Healing Wounds: Reparations for Historical Injustices”
Healing Wounds: Intersections in the fight against slavery, racism and poverty As a society we are still learning how to live equally and fairly. As such, there remain several different ways that we allow our neighbours to be treated poorly, abused and stripped of their basic human rights. Poverty is permitted to flourish even inContinue reading “Healing Wounds: Intersections in the fight against slavery, racism and poverty”
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