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Unlocking Potential: A Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking
GuidancePublications
08 October 2019

Unlocking Potential: A Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking is the final report of the Liechtenstein Initiative for a Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, which has now formed Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST)....

Responsible Business Conduct as a Cornerstone of the 2030 Agenda – A Look at the Implications
Publications
11 June 2019

This discussion paper aims to provide practitioners working with business, human rights and/ or sustainable development with an overview of the connections between human rights, responsible business conduct and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda), the opportunities an integrated approach brings...

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Flag States & Human Rights Report 2019: Protecting Human Rights at Sea
Publications
09 June 2019

The human rights obligations of States apply equally at sea, as they do on land. That said, human rights are frequently violated at sea, but the violations remain unpunished. This is hardly surprising given that it is difficult to monitor violations...

Country Profile: Romania – Abuses in Garment Sector
Publications
14 May 2019

Garment workers, mostly women, earn some of the lowest wages in the world while making clothes for some of the biggest fashion brands. Romania has about 300,000 oficial garment workers, who usually earn a minimum wage of about 230 EUR...

British Children Can Be Trafficked Too: Towards an Inclusive Definition of Internal Child Sex Trafficking
Publications
04 March 2019

In research, policy and practice, internal trafficking has been long overshadowed by its international counterpart. Despite the introduction of specific legislation against internal sex trafficking, confusion remains in Britain around how this crime is distinguished from other forms of sexual...

FTSE 100 & the UK Modern Slavery Act: From Disclosure to Action
Publications
21 November 2018

In 2015, the UK Government introduced the Modern Slavery Act (MSA), which requires certain companies publish an annual statement detailing what steps they have taken to tackle modern slavery, both in their operations and in their supply chains. Business &...

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