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Women and girls should be at heart of efforts to tackle modern slavery

Oped on CNN.com by Nick Grono, 17 January 2018.

Born to a desperately poor family in rural Nepal, Alina was just five years old when she was forced to work as a maid in her village. 329 more words

Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery


Humanity

Has lost it’s sanity

Mentally ill

Society ready to kill

For a dollar

Thin line

Between love and hate

We navigate

with

No consciousness… 155 more words

Poetry

Travis Scott/Quavo - Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho

In yet another rap collab that dropped as 2017 came to a close, not to be upstaged by fellow Migos member Offset, Quavo recruits a kindred spirit in Travis Scott for a solid but unsurprising effort. 637 more words

Review

Steven Pinker, Purveyor of Humanist Humbug

Steven Pinker receiving the Richard Dawkins Award:

Well, I managed to watch the first 35 minutes of the whole 58 minute dreary video, dreary not due to the statistics presented, but due to the insufferable conviction of Pinker, a much spoiled man who is isolated from the world and its real problems, that humanity is so much better off now that it has ever been, and that, O, we are so much more enlightened than our predecessors. 765 more words

Corporate Anti Slavery

When one of the biggest food companies in the world, Nestle, found slavery in its supply chains in 2015 it made a public admission, a move praised by anti-slavery groups. 1,139 more words

MODERN DAY SLAVE TRADE IN LIBYA

The Libyan slave trade has been on since 2013 or even earlier. Since the removal of Muammar Gaddafi – whose senior daughter also had slaves – as the Leader of the nation, Libya has never been able to recover politically, economically and otherwise. 320 more words

Politics

Moving towards an Australian Modern Slavery Act: what does it mean for business?

On 7 December 2017 the Joint Standing Committee for Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade in Australia released its final report in relation to a Parliamentary Inquiry regarding whether a Modern Slavery Act was needed in the Australian context. 98 more words

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