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GettyImages-1644417092-2500pxNewsG20 Scorecard reveals the world’s richest nations host majority of people living in modern slavery
Adaro Energy CEO Garibaldi ThohirNewsGovernment and business unite in Bali to combat human trafficking and modern slavery in the digital space
IMG_1260-2500pxNewsGlobal Freedom Network is proud to announce the launch of an online training course for faith leaders
The 2023 Global Slavery Index estimates on any given day in 2021, there were 8,000 individuals living in modern slavery in New Zealand.NewsNew Zealand proposes landmark legislation to help end modern slavery
GettyImages-1096896278-2500pxNewsUK Government’s Illegal Migration Bill to prevent modern slavery survivors from accessing support
Panel discussion in Bangkok, Thailand, with representatives from Walk Free, the Government Pension Fund, International Organization for Migration and Thai Union, discussing business and human rights.NewsWalk Free leads regional engagement across Southeast Asia following the launch of the 2023 Global Slavery Index
Afghanistan Adrift: One Year On Since The Taliban TakeoverNewsNew report links compounding global crises to modern slavery
IRCK_news-imageNewsNew Walk Free resource supports faith leaders to advocate for stronger action to address child and forced marriage in Kenya
Faith leaders, an Australian Federal Police representative and Global Freedom Network team members at the forced marriage training at Wollaston Theological College, 8 May.NewsFaith leaders gather to learn about forced marriage
bricks-16x9-cropNews50 million people worldwide in modern slavery
laptop-mockupNewsWalk Free, SET and FAST provide Thai businesses with tools to manage modern slavery risks
GettyImages-499693031NewsWalk Free update evidence base on programs to end modern slavery
2021-gfn-signing-ghana-1NewsFirst African declaration against modern slavery
AU9A5362_croppedNewsFreedom in your hands
dan-freeman-hIKVSVKH7No-unsplashMedia ReleaseNew Zealand businesses show leadership with support for a Modern Slavery Act
Campaign For The Citizens' Rights After Brexit In LondonNewsThe great setback
20191119-GraceForrest-OneYoungWorldStageOpinionFor every 130 girls or women on the planet, one is a modern slave
GettyImages-506715110Media ReleaseGlobal campaign turns spotlight on women and girls in modern slavery
Senator the Hon Lisa Singh, Senator for Tasmania.  23 October 20Media ReleaseFormer Australian Senator Lisa Singh joins fight to eradicate modern slavery
walk-free-toolkit-mock-upNewsWalk Free launches toolkit to help business and investors combat modern slavery
Bricks Field Workers In BangladeshMedia ReleaseCommonwealth countries must act urgently to meet modern slavery targets
Modern Slavery InquiryNewsModern Slavery Act enforced by new WA government procurement debarment powers
Walk-Free-x-The-Future-Society-newMedia ReleaseArtificial intelligence to assist in the fight against modern slavery
Women observe social distancing while waiting to receiveOpinionExploring cash transfers in the time of COVID-19
Colombia - Valenzuela - Health Virus MigrationMedia ReleaseCOVID-19 fight undercut by measures exposing vulnerable workers
pacific-report-bgNewsNew report reveals modern slavery and human rights violations in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific
Murky_Waters_selects-2-Low-002Media ReleasePerfect storm of conditions for modern slavery in the Pacific
hotel-sign-neon-letters-308Media ReleaseHotel sector failing to protect workers ahead of Australian MSA anniversary
City Hall in AntwerpOpinionPrivate sector brings home global problem
MSA-Announcement-Option-2NewsWalk Free applauds launch of new guidance for Australian businesses to combat modern slavery
Life-threatening Sea Level Rise in KiribatiOpinionWhen good neighbours become good friends
TOPSHOT-MEXICO-HONDURAS-US-MIGRATIONMedia ReleaseSafe migration pathways key to tackling human trafficking, modern slavery, and forced labour
GettyImages-489588644-WEBNewsNew data reveals widespread failure by governments in tackling modern slavery
MAF-Cover-photoNews‘Measurement, Action, Freedom’- what it means
Flags Outside United Nations Office At Geneva Against Clear SkyNews32 civil society organisations join forces to demand government progress on modern slavery
GettyImages-489588644-WEBMedia ReleaseNew data reveals widespread failure by governments in tackling modern slavery
Grace-Forrest-BangleNewsAll that glitters is not gold
stella-Ethiopia-picOpinionEthiopia’s new migration policy: a positive step but continued scrutiny needed
GettyImages-148261809NewsForced and child marriage in Africa as a manifestation of gender-based violence and inequality
International Women's Day Celebration in Addis AbabaOpinionEthiopia – the world’s fastest growing economy and land of opportunity? Or another Sub Saharan hotbed for slavery?
Large Groups Of Immigrants Arrive In El PasoOpinionChildren at risk of slavery and trafficking on the US border
Investment-articleOpinionHow do we stop investing in slavery?
Catholic-Youth-Festival-NewsGrace Forrest at the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth Festival
LW-1NewsUnfinished business: addressing the victimisation of women and girls
Easter egg hunt in the garden UKNewsHave an eggcellent Easter
Chevaan-Pic-ProfileNewsBali Process spotlight: the inspiring work of Chevaan Daniel
WA-forced-marriage-conference-web-versionNewsTo combat forced marriage all Australians must play their part
Walk Free set up at Thrive 2019News500 future freedom fighters sign pledge in Perth
NATO summit in WarsawOpinionMomentum grows for all G20 countries to act on modern slavery
RBA-forced-labour-charlotteOpinionThe key role of business in combating modern slavery
pp-cover1OpinionProgress at what price: the true cost of your clothes could be a woman’s freedom
Workers carrying cocoa bags.OpinionA living wage: a crucial tool in the fight against modern slavery
Worker at Cell Phone FactoryOpinionForced labour number one issue for Malaysian business, says world’s largest industry coalition
sasha-nazira-481417-unsplashNewsCalls for more targeted research on modern slavery to better inform responses in Asia and the Pacific
yeonmipark2OpinionYeonmi Park reminds Australia our freedom isn’t universal
Rohingya refugee Hasina BegumOpinionModern slavery business supply chain legislation: the beginning of a virtuous circle?
MSA-Announcement-Option-2Media ReleaseWalk Free applauds passing of Australian Modern Slavery Act
GFN Auckland Option 1Media ReleaseReligious leaders come together in New Zealand to eradicate modern slavery
JM Oped SDG 8.7OpinionThe SDG that is slipping away from us
Global Freedom Network ColombiaMedia ReleaseReligious leaders unite in Colombia to eradicate modern slavery
RBA option 1Media ReleaseResponsible Business Alliance signs agreement to support Bali Process efforts on modern slavery
Bali Process AAA Option 1Media ReleaseBusiness and government leaders endorse AAA recommendations to end modern slavery
Cocoa ReleaseMedia ReleaseHigh forced labour risk in cocoa: Industry needs to step up
GSI Launch option 2Media ReleaseDeveloped nations far more exposed to slavery within their borders than previously thought
home-supply-chains-largeNewsDeveloped nations far more exposed to slavery within their borders than previously thought.
Importing-RiskNewsMore than 136,000 people are living in modern slavery in the United Kingdom.
CanadaNewsMore than 400,000 modern slaves are exploited in the United States.
media-release-cocoaNewsHigh forced labour risk in Cocoa. Industry needs to step up.
Walk Free Foundation Paper LaunchMedia ReleaseWalk Free to Commonwealth nations: Time to get serious about slavery

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