Each … Home » Programs » Netherlands » Summer 2021: Netherlands: Human Trafficking, Sex Trade, & Modern Slavery in Europe. The UK broke new ground in 2015 when it brought in the Modern Slavery Act, requiring all large companies to report on whether they have modern slavery in their supply chains. Slavery is the greatest of humanity’s evils, yet it has permeated our daily lives, right down to the chopped spring onions in our salads and the tinned tomatoes in our children’s pasta sauces. Modern-day slavery in focus is supported by About this content. 17-10-2013 This statement has been approved by the board of directors of MHIE. The largest-ever modern slavery ring uncovered in the UK has been broken up after a three-year investigation into its activities. Modern slavery is a reality also in Europe DISCLAIMER: All opinions in this column reflect the views of the author(s), not of EURACTIV Media network. The risk of modern slavery has risen in 20 member states of the European Union, according to a new global ranking released yesterday. Some of its 400 victims worked for as little as 50p a day. Debt slavery, or bonded labor, is the most rampant form of modern slavery in Pakistan, according to the Global Slavery Index, with the Punjab and Sindh provinces being the hot-spots for such practices.Nationally, 16.8 people out of every 1,000 are enslaved. The Modern Slavery … The abolition of slavery occurred at different times in different countries. Every country in Europe, including Germany, has that problem and in many different forms. Convicted trafficker leaves Bulgaria's Celebrity Big Brother after protests. 8. Pakistan - 16.8 per 1,000 . At a Glance. In Europe, which has had a very strong response to modern slavery, there has been a tightening of migration policy and a reduction in the protections available to migrants in recent years. September 2018. Modern slavery and human trafficking statement Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe, Ltd. (MHIE) modern slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 31 March 2020, pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Here in the UK, there are estimates of as many as 138,000 people who are trapped in modern slavery. Modern-day slavery in focus + Europe . “Modern slavery is far and away more profitable now than at any point in human history,” says Siddharth Kara, an economist at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. Modern slavery in Germany: Preying on the vulnerable In Germany, instances of forced prostitution and labor exploitation have fueled debate about what contributes to slavery and how it can be stopped. Examine the broad and diverse areas of human trafficking—which occurs in a wide range of sectors—and the sex trade, including the relationship between sex workers and their broader societies. 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