Millions of people in south-east India face widespread power blackouts for the sixth consecutive day after talks failed between the government and striking electricity workers. Workers have shut down plants
Human traffickers have picked up where slavery, brutal racial-based penal laws, sharecropping and Jim Crow left off. If that seems far-fetched, just listen to Luis CdeBaca at the U.S. State Department.
For generations, 300 million Dalits—the poorest of the poor in India—have been taught that they are worthless. Less than human. Excluded from society, they have limited access to education or justice.
Ariel Siegel, programme manager, Somaly Mam Foundation, New York, US. @arielsiegel Ethical businesses can play a double role in combating slavery: By following ethical labour practices especially in developing
$32bn (£21bn) in annual profits sounds impressive doesn't it? Who wouldn't be happy with such huge profits? The problem is, that is the estimate of how much criminals make from modern slavery every year
Updated: Aug. 15, 6:50 p.m. EST Cindy McCain spoke out Wednesday not as a businesswoman or a politician's wife but as a modern-day abolitionist, fighting human trafficking at a time when activists estimate
The government's modern slavery bill is welcome. But it may yet fail those most at risk from the trade in human lives – children William Wilberforce's mission was to help and liberate the "poor, helpless,
"Children and youth victimized in human trafficking are not social outcasts or criminals. Rather, they are our neighbors and friends, our nieces and nephews, and our children and grandchildren who have
Wondering how 168 million child laborers could be a positive thing? Well, the number represents about a third fewer workers aged 5 to 17 than there were in 2000. The fastest decrease in child laborers
November 2017 Campaigners say tycoon’s plan to invest in luxury Red Sea project jars with previous criticism of Saudi Arabia’s questionable human rights record Published: 10 Nov 2017 August 2017 Convictions
Suspected Islamic extremists have gunned down dozens of students as they slept in their dormitories during a night-time attack on an agricultural college in north-east Nigeria, the school's provost said.
After a week-long group stage and quarterfinals, the League of Legends Season 3 World Championships have reached the semifinals. Europe's Fnatic will take on China's Royal Club, and South Korea's SKTelecom
Advice for seasoned runners looking to run by "feel" instead of GPS stats. Thanks, Coach Jenny, for your terrific piece on how to pace by effort in a half or full marathon! Can you offer more on how and
He's had help getting ready, and he'll have help in the race. Since 2003, the men’s world marathon record has been broken four times -- by Paul Tergat, twice by Haile Gebrsleassie, and finally by Patrick
A month after after poaching fitness expert and Nike FuelBand consultant Jay Blahnik, Apple has added another former Nike employee to its ranks. Cupertino has reportedly hired Ben Shaffer, who served sneaker
World's chemical weapons watchdog OPCW approves disarmament plan, paving the way for Security Council ballot. The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons