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Exclusive: UK anti-slavery drive 'thwarted' by failure to replace commissioner - sources

12 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's efforts to be the global leader in fighting modern slavery have been "thwarted" by a failure to replace its anti-slavery chief who resigned seven months ago citing government interference, two sources told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

UPDATE 2-EXCLUSIVE-UK anti-slavery drive 'thwarted' by failure to replace commissioner: sources

12 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's efforts to be the global leader in fighting modern slavery have been "thwarted" by a failure to replace its anti-slavery chief who resigned seven months ago citing government interference, two sources told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

EXCLUSIVE-UK anti-slavery drive 'thwarted' by failure to replace commissioner: sources

12 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's efforts to be the global leader in fighting modern slavery have been "thwarted" by a failure to replace its anti-slavery chief who resigned seven months ago citing government interference, two sources told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

UPDATE 3-Malaysia vows action against world's top glovemaker over migrants' illegal overtime

10 Dec 2018

KLANG, Malaysia/LONDON, Dec 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M alaysia said on Monday it would take action against Top Glove Corp. Bhd, the world's top medical glovemaker, which admitted breaching labour laws after a Thomson Reuters Foundation expose found some migrants working illegal overtime.

UK investigates after labor rights expose at world's top glove maker

09 Dec 2018

LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain is launching an investigation into medical gloves used by its health service after a Thomson Reuters Foundation expose found stocks from Malaysia could be tainted by the mistreatment of migrant workers at the world's biggest glovemaker.

Disney doll factory in China investigated over treatment of workers

06 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Chinese factory making Disney and Fisher-Price dolls is being investigated over its treatment of workers by an ethical scheme for the toy industry, sparking calls by activists on Thursday for consumers to think twice when buying gifts over Christmas.

Disney doll factory in China investigated over treatment of workers

06 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Chinese factory making Disney and Fisher-Price dolls is being investigated over its treatment of workers by an ethical scheme for the toy industry, sparking calls by activists on Thursday for consumers to think twice when buying gifts over Christmas.

UK faces tough task to ensure government supply chains are slave-free: experts

04 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's pledge to tackle modern slavery in government supply chains could be hindered by the number of companies flouting its anti-slavery law and operating "below the radar" when delivering goods and services to public bodies, activists said on Tuesday.

London calling: Facebook and banks enlisted in drive to stop slavery

03 Dec 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From social media posts to educate immigrants threatened by modern slavery to teaching bank staff to recognize the warning signs, a drive to combat sex trafficking and forced labor among Romanian and Polish communities in London launched on Monday.

London calling: Facebook and banks enlisted in drive to stop slavery

03 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From social media posts to educate immigrants threatened by modern slavery to teaching bank staff to recognise the warning signs, a drive to combat sex trafficking and forced labour among Romanian and Polish communities in London launched on Monday.

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