Slavery


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Rise of robots fuels slavery threat for Asian factory workers

  • Drastic job losses due to the growth of automation in Southeast Asia could produce a spike in labor abuses and slavery in global supply chains, said risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft.
  • More than half of workers in Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines — at least 137 million people — risk losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, the ILO says.
By Thomson Reuters Foundation ·

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Libya slave auctions: ‘Everybody knew’

By Marie WOLFROM | AFP ·

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Young girls abused in south Indian temple rituals — rights commission

By Anuradha Nagaraj | Thomson Reuters Foundation ·

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Indian brick workers treated ‘worse than slaves’: NGO

By Agence France Presse ·