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TED Talk (Video): Powerful Photos of Modern Slavery - and Human Survival
Business  (tags: Slavery, slave labour, contemporary, worldwide, 27 million worldwide, Free The Slaves, Photographer, Lisa Kristine, TEDxMaui )

Evelyn
- 79 days ago - ted.com
Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images -miners in the Congo, bricklayers in Nepal -that illuminate the plight of the 27 million souls enslaved
Procter & Gamble, End Modern Slavery in Your Supply Chain - PLEASE SIGN -
Business  (tags: procter and gamble, slavery, supply chain, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, society, world )

Lone
- 356 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Plantation workers are trapped in modern day slavery, all to produce palm oil that ends up in P&G products. The multinational consumer goods company is well aware of the problem, and yet still buys conflict palm oil from its joint venture partner Felda
Shrimp Slaves Wait for Justice 8 Months After Thai Raid
Business  (tags: slavery, shrimp industry, human trafficking, Thailand, Burmese migrant workers )

Judy
- 473 days ago - hosted.ap.org
"I feel like I've been victimized three times. Once in the shrimp shed, the second time in ... jail and now again in the shelter," Tin Nyo Win said on a mobile phone smuggled in by another Burmese worker.
Have a Heart, Godiva!
Business  (tags: chocolate, labor rights, slavery, child labor, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 613 days ago - laborrights.z2systems.com
Godiva's golden heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and decadent chocolate-covered strawberries contain some unsavory ingredients: poverty and child labor.
Major US Tuna Brands Connected to Slavery at Sea and Human Rights Abuses - Greenpeace Blogs
Business  (tags: slavery, fishing industry, supply chains, Indonesia, U.S., Thailand )

Judy
- 927 days ago - greenpeaceblogs.org
The enslaved men featured in the AP story, primarily from Myanmar, were brought to Benjina, Indonesia and forced to fish for products that were then shipped to Thailand, where they entered the global seafood market, including American supply chains.
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

Judy
- 927 days ago - cbs8.com
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
How Some Prisoners Are America's Most Exploited Workers
Business  (tags: prisons, inmates, slavery, wages, work )

Freya
- 1020 days ago - alternet.org
The wages paid to prisoners for labor inside prisons have declined over the past three decades.
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 1137 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
HELP END MODERN SLAVERY IN CORPORATE SUPPLY CHAINS~ ACTION
Business  (tags: Walmart, Costco, business, corporate, world, slavery, shrimp boats )

Nancy
- 1189 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
Two big global retailers -- Walmart and Costco -- are named as customers of a seafood supplier in Thailand with proven links to slavery.(3) Which means that shrimp farmed with slave labor is ending up on your plate.
Help End Modern Slavery in Hong Kong ACTION
Business  (tags: humanrights, Hong KOng, migrant workers, abuse, slavery, Indonesia, money, business )

Nancy
- 1326 days ago - walkfree.org
After 8 months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one way ticket home and a frightening threat - tell anyone about what happened and your...
Tell Daewoo: Stop Supporting Slavery in Uzbekistan
Business  (tags: forced labor, Daewoo, Uzbekistan, cotton, slavery, International Labor Rights Forum )

Kellie
- 1329 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Daewoo International Corporation is unabashedly profiting from forced labor in Uzbekistan, where the government mobilizes more than a million men, women and children each year to harvest cotton.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL PUBLIX: End Slavery in the U.S. Tomato Industry
Business  (tags: forced labor, tomato crops, slavery, exploitation, Publix, corporate, corruption, business, economy, ethics, news, money, SustainableDevelopment, politics, society, labor )

AWAY AWHI
- 1334 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes but have also been called America's 'ground zero for slavery.' Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day for
Ask Warner Bros. Where the Cocoa for Their Harry Potter Chocolates Comes From ACTION
Business  (tags: humanrights, slavery, crime, Harry Potter, Behr chocolate, world, business, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 1587 days ago - e-activist.com
Ask the CEO of Warner Bros. what steps they are taking to ensure Harry Potter chocolates are slavery free.An independent investigation into their supplier Behr's Chocolates led to a failing score of 1 out of 48 possible measures to ensure their operations
THERE'S SOMETHING ROTTEN IN THE U.S. TOMATO INDUSTRY - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, slavery )

Teresa
- 1622 days ago - e-activist.com
Florida's tomato farms supply 50% of all U.S. fresh tomatoes but have also been called America's 'ground zero for slavery.' Countless workers held against their will, threatened with violence and forced to haul hundreds of heavy tomato buckets a day.
The Real Price of Gold | A Truth Seeker's Journey To Life - Rings of Slavery
Business  (tags: slavery, gold, jewelry, price, equalmoney, abuse, consumers, corruption, cover-up, economy, ethics, government, investments, labor, lies, money, news, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, world, business )

Bernard
- 1642 days ago - atruthseekersjourneyintolife.wordpress.com
Before you slip that gold ring onto your finger today or check the latest gold prices you may want to consider these facts. This is only a small percentage of what I could write about gold and I strongly recommend that you educate yourself about it.
 

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