forced labor

Items from China, Malaysia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe and Brazil were detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.
Consumers do not want to be inadvertently eating food picked or packed by people who have been exploited, deceived or abused. We need our government and supermarkets to create an environment where it is impossible for anyone to sell food produced under these conditions.
Although the U.N. recently acknowledged for the first time that it was involved in the cholera epidemic that has killed more
By Dimitar Georgiev The development of a robust and healthy private sector has been the greatest driver to building wealth
This is not to say that the issue has been neglected by the UN - on the contrary, there has been considerable and impactful
The ADB needs to put its money where its mouth is. In Azerbaijan, it should only provide budget support to the government
Urgent action to press the Uzbek government to respect civil society and end forced labor is vital. We call for principled engagement that holds the Uzbek government accountable for its crimes. We call on governments and international organizations to take a firm, public stance against the Uzbek Government's mass use of forced labor and repression of civil society.
Recently, I joined Dignity Health as Patient Care Services Program Director, overseeing a program to identify and effectively
President Barack Obama signed a law prohibiting imports of forced labor-produced goods.
In the week before Valentine's Day, United Technologies expressed its love for its devoted Indiana employees, workers whose labor had kept the corporation profitable, by informing 2,100 of them at two facilities that it was shipping their factories, their jobs, their communities' resources to Mexico.
On International Human Rights Day, Walk Free and International Labor Rights Forum, both members of the Cotton Campaign coalition, projected striking images of Uzbekistan forced labour onto the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington D.C.
I can almost feel my mother's heart break when I'm asked about my family history. I'm proud of my Filipino heritage, and proud to be an American, but when I think of the cost and loss my mother suffered, my pride is twinged with betrayal.
For decades, the regulations for international commerce, for so-called free trade, have lined the pockets of the already wealthy and emptied those of workers thrown out of their jobs.
It's estimated they're making between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion annually for the state.
An estimated 21 million people worldwide are trapped in forced labor.
There is increased awareness in the fashion industry when it comes to the need for transparency, Gunn says, but he isn't confident that this has translated into action.