An interview with Dan Viederman, the chief executive officer of Verite, which works to end labor injustices around the globe
An executive order strengthening U.S. efforts to eliminate human trafficking and modern slavery from the federal government's supply chain is feasible, doable and will not break the bank, a leading expert says.
Fortune 500 companies, worker advocates, trade groups and government officials discuss labor standards in the food supply chain
If American retailers and food producers have become more conscious of the labor practices within their supply chains, it's largely because of the pressure brought by some of the groups in attendance.
In a ground breaking speech President Obama calls human trafficking by its true name: modern slavery and declares to fight the battle on a global level.
By Benjamin E. Skinner, Business Week
On March 25, 2011, Yusril became a slave. That afternoon he went to the East Jakarta offices of Indah Megah Sari (IMS), an agency that hires crews to work on foreign fishing vessels.
Ethical chocolate, U.S. consumers, what the Swiss think and more
One of the children featured in the documentary, "Chocolate's Child Slaves," has never eaten chocolate and at 12 years of age, he wishes he could go to school instead of working. CNN attends a workshop for kids on ethical chocolate and gets their reaction to the plight of their peers on the cocoa plantations.
U.S. system to find, help victims of human trafficking is broken
America declared war on human trafficking nearly a decade ago. With a new law and much fanfare, the government pledged to end such human rights abuses at home and prodded the rest of the world to follow its example. But the United States is failing to find and help tens of thousands of human trafficking victims in America.
Women driven out of their villages by militias are being forced into exploitative work, Guardian investigation finds
Rape victims in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are being forced to work in conditions of slavery in mines producing the gold, coltan and tin ore needed to manufacture jewellery, mobile phones and laptops, a Guardian investigation has found.