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High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries,...

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Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global...

Mauritania arrests nine anti-slavery activists

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Mauritanian authorities have arrested nine anti-slavery activists and accused them of starting a riot in which several police officers were injured and...

Migrant crisis fuels sex trafficking of Nigerian girls to Europe

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A promising student who dreamed of going to university, Mary was 16 when a woman approached her mother at their home and...

46 million people enslaved around the world – report

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An estimated 45.8 million men, women and children around the world are today trapped in modern slavery - 28% more than previously...

Activists hope Mauritania court ruling signals “beginning of the end” for...

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A week in which two slave-owners were jailed and two leading anti-slavery activists were released from prison in Mauritania could mark a...

Mauritania commits to ending modern day slavery

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Mauritania has vowed to ramp up its fight against slavery, becoming the second African country to approve a United Nations treaty designed...

British couple jailed for keeping Nigerian as slave for 24 years

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A British couple have been jailed for six years each for keeping a Nigerian immigrant as a slave for more than two...

Slavery numbers in chaos, prolonging suffering for victims

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Governments worldwide have no hope of combating modern day slavery unless credible data is collected on the hidden crime so victims can...

Mauritania anti-slavery law threatened by NGO crackdown plan

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Mauritania's new anti-slavery law could be undermined by proposed legislation threatening the freedom of non-governmental organisations which act on behalf of victims...

Ebay founder Omidyar commits $50 million to combating global slavery

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Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife are to donate an extra $50 million (32 million pounds) to tackling slavery worldwide, the...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...