Fighting Modern Slavery

Susan Ariel Aaronson, author of Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking, wrote an excellent article on TomPaine.com recently. The article is entitled, “We Can Fight Modern Slavery.”

Here is a quote from the article:

“Forced child labor and slavery will only stop when companies use their market power to prod their first-tier suppliers, who in turn will force their vendors not to rely on forced labor. But policymakers in the developing and industrialized world have an important role to play here, too. They must develop strategies that address the lack of opportunities, power and education that allow individuals to be enslaved.”

Read the entire article here.

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