MEDIA RELEASE: Religious Leaders Unite in Colombia to Eradicate Modern Slavery — Walk Free Foundation – Aug 28, 2018

Medellín, COLOMBIA, 26 August 2018 – Latin American faith leaders have united to jointly declare their commitment to stand against modern slavery. The religious leaders were brought together at a historic event in Medellin, Colombia, organised by the Global Freedom Network, an initiative of the Walk Free Foundation, in collaboration with the Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano….Read more

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40 MILLION IN MODERN SLAVERY AND 152 MILLION IN CHILD LABOUR AROUND THE WORLD #Achieve87 — September 19, 2017

New York, 19 September 2017 – New research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has revealed the true scale of modern slavery around the world. The data, released during the United Nations General Assembly, shows that more than 40…Read more

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MEDIA RELEASE: Australia’s Modern Slavery Legislation Applauded — August 24, 2017

#EndSlaveryAUS Walk Free Foundation founder, Mr Andrew Forrest AO, today welcomed the announcement by the Australian Government to introduce an historic Modern Slavery Act for Australia. Mr Forrest said enacting this legislation would be a game-changer in the fight to end modern slavery, both here and overseas. “This is a tremendous decision and will be…Read more

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