Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
Thai Union committed to help Thailand deal with sustainable fishing challenges
THAILAND’S progress in promoting human rights in the fishing industry will be addressed in a panel session on modern slavery and human trafficking at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today in New York.
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 08:27
US upgrades Thailand’s status for anti-slavery efforts
Thailand’s status in the latest US Trafficking in Person(TIP) report has been upgraded to Tier 2 for its efforts to combat modern slavery.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:14
UK modern slavery raids save 36 victims
Raids on five British car washes have led to 15 arrests for modern-day slavery offences, and the rescuing of 36 victims, according to police.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00
Modern slavery and child labour: Asia’s unacceptable record
Sixty two per cent of the victims of modern slavery and 40 per cent of the child labourers around the world are in Asia and the Pacific.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00
Modern slavery: Asia’s reality check
You should count the minimum wage workers as slaves.
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:36
Modern Slavery: Asia’s reality check
About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern slavery. Half of them live in five Asian countries, according to Global Slavery Index.
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:00
TIP ‘hero’ was eight when she first saw a child sex victim
THE THAI WOMAN honoured in the latest Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report has harboured an ambition to end trafficking of children since she was eight years old, when she witnessed the pain of a young sex victim.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:19
Cambodia's brick factories plagued by 'modern slavery,' says NGO
Phnom Penh - Cambodia's brick factories are plagued by modern forms of slavery such as debt bondage and child labour, according to a report from a local rights organisation released Friday.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:22
Don reaffirms 'zero tolerance' against trafficking, slavery
Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has reiterated that combating human trafficking has been a national priority since April last year and that the government would continue its "zero tolerance" policy against all such abuses, including modern slavery.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:42
Thai Union supports UK Modern Slavery Act 2015
Thai Union Group today published the company’s Modern Slavery Act Transparency Statement, in support of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:00
US trafficking report: When doing the right thing just ain't enough
We are very surprised by this year's report, which seems to be making blatantly political decisions that we consider will have a really detrimental impact on both the integrity of the report and progress in the global fight to end modern slavery."
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:00
Over 200,000 people trapped in modern slavery
An estimated 231,600 Myanmar people are trapped in modern slavery, according to a survey.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:58
Over 400,000 Thais 'enslaved'
An estimated 475,300 Thais are trapped in modern slavery, according to a survey.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 00:00
Australian minister urged to end modern slavery in Thailand
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr was urged to discuss the actions needed to end the use of modern slavery in Thailand when meeting with Thai government officials today.