News Roundup 9th June 2015

June 12, 2015 6:48 am, Published by , Leave your thoughts

A quick look at some of the stories of modern slavery and hidden labour exploitation that made the headlines this week.

UK News

Young children being used for street crime, warns anti-slavery commissioner
The Guardian reported on Kevin Hyland’s warning that young children are being used for street crime and the number of convictions for slavery offences is not good enough.

Tackling Modern Slavery
The Yorkshire Post talks to Kevin Hyland, the UK’s anti-slavery commissioner, about tackling modern slavery.

International News

Patagonia found ‘modern slavery’ in its supply chain
Outdoor clothing business, Patagonia, discovered modern slaver in its supply chain and shared new standards to combat human trafficking, featured on snewsnet.com.

Employment abuses are ‘reality’ across EU – study
rt.com reported on a study conducted by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), which found widespread employment abuses.

Bulgarians often become victims of labour exploitation abroad
focus-fen.net looked specifically at how Bulgarians are exploited abroad.

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