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Experts: Only Workers’ Rights ‘Revolution’ Will End Slavery

The world will not end modern-day slavery by focusing on legal action alone and should back a workers’ rights “revolution” to protect people from exploitation and forced labor, lawyers, academics and campaigners told a conference. Governments regard modern slavery and trafficking mainly as a criminal matter rather than as a human rights and labor issue, yet have secured very few prosecutions for forced labor, several experts told an annual conference at U.S.-based Yale...

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