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April 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Coronavirus update: Risks for South Africa's food couriers surge during the pandemic

Daily Newsletter | news.trust.org Risks for South Africa's food couriers surge during the pandemic Hundreds of South Africa’s food delivery drivers face deadly risks on the road to make a living during the pandemic Thomson Reuters Foundation …
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April 16, 2021 at 10:29 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org In COVID-19's shadow, migrants find solace in Ramadan prayers and online iftars Around the world, many mosques are getting creative during the holy month to help Muslim migrants forge community ties despite the pandemic's restrictions …
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April 15, 2021 at 9:04 PM

Biden's LGBT+ Plan B amid Equality Act resistance and more

Weekly Newsletter | openlynews.com The Equality Act faces an uphill battle in the U.S. Senate ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
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April 15, 2021 at 11:27 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Is 'frugal innovation' Africa's ticket to green development? Taking simple local solutions to larger scale could drive climate-smart development and jobs on a continent that needs them U.S. seeks to polish tarnished reputa…
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April 14, 2021 at 11:19 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Risks for South Africa's food couriers surge during the pandemic Hundreds of South Africa’s food delivery drivers face deadly risks on the road to make a living during the pandemic Only half of women in developing world in…
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April 13, 2021 at 11:55 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org 'COVID is a wake-up call': Black entrepreneurs aim to level playing field Black-led social entrepreneurs in Britain and the United States try to bridge big racial wealth and health gaps highlighted by COVID-19 How big is t…
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
April 13, 2021 at 10:29 AM

Blazing Nepal, India's election boycott and 'climate-blind' borrowing - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor As nations around the world step up borrowing to finance their CO…
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April 12, 2021 at 11:27 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org FEATURE-Brazil's favelas struggle to count their dead as coronavirus rages Brazil's daily death toll topped 4,000 for the first time last week, but those trying to count the deaths in Rio's favelas believe the true toll is even worse, with m…
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April 9, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Coronavirus update: Booming market for fake COVID-19 vaccine passports sparks alarm

Daily Newsletter | news.trust.org Booming market for fake COVID-19 vaccine passports sparks alarm Fraudsters sell forged COVID-19 vaccination certificates on the dark web in a fast-growing pandemic scam, cyber security analysts say Thomson Reuters …
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April 9, 2021 at 11:10 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org From Lahore to Lucknow, crimes against women spur more surveillance Digital rights activists warn the rise of facial recognition and safety apps expose women to privacy violations and harassment Biden urged to use clean en…
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April 9, 2021 at 8:37 AM

Welcome to our April newsletter

Each month, we share highlights from across all our work and let you know how you can get involved. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
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April 8, 2021 at 9:34 PM

Dustin Lance Black slams UK over conversion therapy ban delay

Weekly Newsletter | openlynews.com The Oscar-winning screenwriter criticised Britain for not banning LGBT+ conversion therapy ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
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April 8, 2021 at 5:59 PM

Indian trafficking victims left destitute by compensation delays and UK anti-slavery helpline records fewer cases due to coronavirus: your modern slavery update

Weekly Newsletter | news.trust.org 'Pay up': Indian trafficking victims left destitute by compensation delays Hit by COVID-19 delays, some 12,000 survivors of trafficking, sexual assault and acid attacks are waiting for claims to be assessed Thomson Reu…
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April 8, 2021 at 10:20 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Arabs talk sex and taboos on Clubhouse app, but for how long? Arab fans embrace Clubhouse as a means to broach matters seldom discussed in public while some fear a broad clampdown by authoritarian governments in the region …
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April 7, 2021 at 11:20 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Five human rights wins in a year marked by COVID-19 backsliding The coronavirus pandemic deepened entrenched inequalities and took an especially heavy toll on the most vulnerable, but in a grim year there were some notable wins for human rig…
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April 6, 2021 at 11:58 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org New IMF reserves could fund vaccinations for low and middle-income countries - report Moves to bolster the IMF's emergency reserves could provide the $44 billion needed to vaccinate 70% of the population in lower- and middle-income countries…
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 11:53 AM

Sweden blocks sun-dimming test, surveillance fears in Cambodia and Pakistan's boots on the ground - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor How far would we go to stop runaway climate change? Researchers a…
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April 1, 2021 at 2:07 PM

Congolese girls turn to sex work for survival, Forced labour in Xinjiang: your modern slavery update

Weekly Newsletter | news.trust.org Coronavirus fallout traps more Congolese girls in sex work A rising number of girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo are turning to the sex trade as COVID-19 deepens desperation Thomson Reuters Foundation news stori…
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April 1, 2021 at 11:21 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Deliveroo IPO: Why I am not investing in my company As Deliveroo makes its stock market debut, one rider for the company says he won't be investing - he'll be striking instead Sweden rejects pioneering solar geoengineering…
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March 31, 2021 at 11:28 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Once heroes, India’s ex-Gulf workers forge new futures In the single biggest reverse migration in more than 50 years, workers from the Gulf have streamed back to Kerala, propelled by a pandemic that deflated dreams of overseas riches …
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March 30, 2021 at 11:47 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org China found using surveillance firms to help write ethnic-tracking specs The technical standards say facial recognition data should be segmented by dozens of characteristics from eyebrow size to skin tone Bangladesh's pand…
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 8:52 AM

Coal in 'Eden', Australia's 'wilful ignorance' and Indian pedal power - Climate climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor With a 22% unemployment rate, South Africa's northern Limpopo pro…
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March 29, 2021 at 12:18 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org 'Instead we pray': Fearing lost wages, India's urban poor shun COVID-19 vaccine Vaccine take-up among the poor is being hampered by worries over possible side effects, reluctance to skip work and widespread misinformation, campaigners say …
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March 26, 2021 at 1:10 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org COVID won't respect borders - UN urges divided world to unite U.N. calls on unite of the world to fight against the pandemic which has threatened 17 Sustainable Development Goals 'Wilful ignorance': Flood-hit Australia urg…
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March 23, 2021 at 6:17 PM

'Blue gold' undervalued, learning from England's miners and 1 billion city dwellers go renewable - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Megan Rowling Climate correspondent People in power - and those toiling on the ground - have be…
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March 23, 2021 at 11:53 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Bolivians get creative as COVID-19 hits cash-in-hand workers Bolivia's informal economy - one of the largest in the region - looks set to expand, while incomes within it are expected to be squeezed even lower Men outnumber…
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March 22, 2021 at 11:47 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Pandemic hits efforts to stop Mexico's 'silent' killer Chagas disease can kill suddenly but most Mexican sufferers are not even aware they have it due to a lack of testing, a problem that has got worse during the coronavirus pandemic …
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March 19, 2021 at 2:35 PM

Coronavirus update: Uber minimum wage ruling: what it means to a struggling driver

Daily Newsletter | news.trust.org Uber minimum wage ruling: what it means to a struggling driver 'I'm driving around like a headless chicken, but I'm not compensated' - driver says Uber's package falls short Thomson Reuters Foundation …
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March 19, 2021 at 12:13 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org The young women protesting globally - for the first time - against sexual abuse Four young women from Britain, Bolivia, Colombia and Australia reflect on taking to the streets for the first time to protest gender-based violence …
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March 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM

Elliot Page's groundbreaking TIME cover; Vatican bans same-sex blessings

Weekly Newsletter | openlynews.com The 'Juno' actor is the first trans man to star on the magazine's cover ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ …
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March 18, 2021 at 1:28 PM

U.N. forced labour drive hits target with backing of 50 nations and UK lawmakers call for blacklist of firms linked to Uighur abuses: your modern slavery update

Weekly Newsletter | news.trust.org U.N. forced labour drive hits target with backing of 50 nations Sudan becomes fiftieth country to sign United Nations treaty against forced labour Thomson Reuters Foundation news stories UK lawmakers call…
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March 18, 2021 at 11:57 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org One billion people live in cities shifting away from fossil fuels More than 1,300 cities have set targets or introduced policies to boost renewable energy, while a small but growing number are banning the use of climate-heating fuels …
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March 17, 2021 at 11:09 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Afghan government backtracks over ban on schoolgirls singing in public Controversial memo to schools sparked public outrage and came as the government negotiates a power-sharing deal with the Taliban Undercover police in b…
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March 16, 2021 at 11:50 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org U.S. housing legacy puts some Black neighborhoods at higher flood risk Homes in U.S. neighborhoods with large Black or minority populations once marked as undesirable for loans are in greater danger of flooding caused by climate change, say …
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
March 16, 2021 at 10:23 AM

Kenya's high-tech fishermen, wary U.S. farmers and shrinking Pacific islands? - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor A nation's fishing rights extend 200 nautical miles from its coas…
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March 15, 2021 at 12:53 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Why a murder has sparked such anger in Britain over violence against women Sarah Everard's death has sparked an outpouring of grief and anger over women's safety. Here's why the case has struck such a chord and what women want to change …
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March 12, 2021 at 12:23 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org What you need to know about NFTs, and crypto art's carbon crisis As Beeple's 'Everydays — The First 5000 Days' nets $69m at Christie's, blockchain-authenticated NFT art is driving record prices. But legal grey areas and hefty carbon emission…
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February 26, 2021 at 11:46 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org LGBT+ Americans inch closer to 'freedom' as House passes Equality Act For the Equality Act to become law, it must win 60 votes in the U.S. Senate Sharing 'deepfake' porn images should be a crime, says British law body ‘Rev…
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February 25, 2021 at 5:09 PM

Thailand's garment workers compensated after wages expose and Bangladesh vaccinates sex workers at biggest brothel: your modern slavery update

Weekly Newsletter | news.trust.org Garment workers in Thailand receive full compensation after wages expose Promised a job that would support her impoverished family, 17-year-old Veasna Sreypov was instead cheated and sold into servitude Thomson Reuters…
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February 25, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Ghana LGBT+ centre shuts, Malaysia Islamic gay sex ban overturned, Portugal's 'Big Witches'

Weekly Newsletter | openlynews.com Openly LGBT+ News: stories from around the world ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌…
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February 25, 2021 at 12:22 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Vice President Harris urges Black Americans: 'Let's not let COVID get us' U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris urges Black Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as data shows Blacks and Hispanics lagging behind in inoculations …
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February 24, 2021 at 12:33 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Lebanon's COVID-19 vaccine drive hit by row over MPs' queue-jumping A row has erupted over Lebanese lawmakers jumping the queue for COVID-19 vaccinations with the World Bank threatening to pull its funding for the inoculation drive …
Laurie Goering · [email protected]
February 23, 2021 at 1:24 PM

Climate security threats, a Russian net-zero experiment and Myanmar's threatened forests - Climate change news from Frontlines

Climate Weekly Newsletter | Thomson Reuters Foundation Climate change news from the ground, in a warming world Was this forwarded to you? Sign up here Laurie Goering Climate editor The United States is back in the Paris Agreement on climate chang…
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February 23, 2021 at 11:55 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Concern over rich-poor divide seen on the increase during pandemic Major global study shows young particularly concerned about income inequality as COVID-19 pummels job markets 'I had nothing left': Loan sharks target Indi…
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February 22, 2021 at 11:41 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org COVID-19 vaccines: Who's jumping the line - and how to stop it From Spain to Florida, the healthy and wealthy are jumping the queue to get a COVID-19 vaccine amid chaotic rollouts and supply shortages Britain to challenge …
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February 19, 2021 at 11:53 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org ANALYSIS-With U.S. return to Paris Agreement, stars align for accelerated climate action The United States re-enters the Paris Agreement on climate change on Friday, setting the stage for a boost in global efforts to meet the pact's goals to…
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February 18, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Foreign trafficking victims struggle to access banking in Brazil and modern slavery fund seeks to transform global fight: your modern slavery update

Weekly Newsletter | news.trust.org Brazil's anti-slavery wins bring new test: how to compensate victims Promised a job that would support her impoverished family, 17-year-old Veasna Sreypov was instead cheated and sold into servitude Thomson Reuters Fou…
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February 18, 2021 at 11:57 AM

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Espresso | news.trust.org EXCLUSIVE-Half London councils found using Chinese surveillance tech linked to Uighur abuses UK councils' reliance on Chinese surveillance tech has sparked concern among privacy advocates and lawmakers 'Can I afford it?' W…
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February 17, 2021 at 4:10 PM

Join us for the fifth annual Stop Slavery Award

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February 17, 2021 at 12:30 PM

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Espresso | news.trust.org Brazil's anti-slavery wins bring new test: how to compensate victims How do you compensate rescued trafficking and slavery victims if they don't have documents to open up a bank account? Disha Ravi: The Indian climate and …