News Articles for "Modern-day Slavery"
Crackdown on slavery passes parliament
Laws cracking down on forced marriages and modern-day slavery have passed federal parliament.The legislation, which cleared the Senate on Wednesday, gives ...read more
AP Interview: Oscar winner mulls activist career
Mira Sorvino's list of awards includes an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a host of nominations reserved for the world's best actors and actresses. She's had me...read more
Forced marriage isn't just a problem for other countries but is alive and well in Australia, a forum in Sydney has heard.The NSW Community Relations Commis...read more
Australia's strategy for combating human trafficking has widened to cover anyone exploited in any industry, not just women forced to work in the sex trade....read more