Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking: Is Business Ready to Face Up to It?

Modern-Day Slavery and Human Trafficking: Is Business Ready to Face Up to It?

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Business, Forced Labor, News | No Comments

Published in CSRWireBy Joanne Bauer Recent government actions in the United States on human rights appear to be finally changing the climate for business action. For far too long businesses have ignored the risk of forced labor in corporate supply chains — a situation that reflects the failure not just of business, but of society […]

Uzbekistan: End Forced, Child Labor in Cotton Fields

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Business, Children's Rights, Forced Labor | No Comments

Human Rights Watch Coalition Seeks US Support for ILO Monitoring (Washington, DC) – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should urge the Uzbek government to take immediate steps to end forced labor, including the state-sponsored mobilization of children, in the cotton sector, a coalition of nongovernmental organizations said in a letter to Clintonon April 24. […]

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