Child Labour

Walk Free initiative has collected global data on progress towards eradicating modern slavery
'Disgracefully marginal action' on Global Slavery Index
 Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced the country's initiative in collaboration with ASEAN. © LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/Getty Images
Australia launches 10 year anti-slavery programme
Major mapping exercise aims to eradicate child labour
Garment workers in Bangladesh are often paid below the living wage – which audits don’t spot ©Clean Clothes Campaign
Auditing is not enough – we must do more
WSR schemes train tomato pickers in Florida (where the fruit is picked green for ease of transit) to understand their rights ©Getty Images
Buyer responsibility: a worker-driven revolution
Sectors where child labour is most prevalent include toys, apparel, and agriculture. © my NurPhoto/Getty Images
Global child labour progress has 'flatlined'
The purchasing practices of footwear and apparel brands are under the spotlight ©NurPhoto/Getty Images
Suppliers' voices are getting louder
The service for Malaysian palm oil workers will run on SMS, Facebook Messenger and via a free phone number © Zuma Press/PA Images
Nestlé launches palm oil anti-slavery social media helpline
Government commits £50m to fighting modern slavery
Few other resources are as closely tied to human history as cotton ©Valentina Razumova/AdobeStock
Global focus on… cotton
Tobacco is one of Zimbabwe’s most valuable exports, worth $993.7m in 2016 ©PA Images
'Serious' human rights problems found in Zimbabwe tobacco sector
Unilver boss Paul Polman, who is stepping down in 2018 ©PA Archive/PA Images
How to leave a legacy like Paul Polman