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20 staggering facts about human trafficking in the US

Human trafficking, or modern day slavery, is murky territory. It wasn’t made illegal in the US until 2000. Today, hundreds of thousands of human trafficking victims are thought to be working in exploitative conditions in the US. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In 2016, then-President Barack Obama told […]
20 staggering facts about human trafficking in the US
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China is running forced labour camps in the remote province of Xinjiang — and retailers like Ikea, Target, Cotton On, Jeanswest and H&M are embroiled in the scandal

An investigation by the ABC’s Four Corners program has unveiled evidence of detained Uighur minority group members being forced into factory labour in China. The investigation named retailers Target, Cotton On, Jeanswest, Ikea, Dangerfield and H&M as sourcing cotton for their products from the troubled Xinjiang province. Business Insider Australia […]
China is running forced labour camps in the remote province of Xinjiang — and retailers like Ikea, Target, Cotton On, Jeanswest and H&M are embroiled in the scandal
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The government doesn’t know how much is spent to counter modern slavery

The National Audit Office found the government’s Modern Slavery Strategy was not working effectively, and the Home Office did not know how much money is being spent. Safe houses for potential victims are not subject to care quality inspections or standards, the report found. The process by which individuals are […]
The government doesn’t know how much is spent to counter modern slavery