Modern slavery shouldn’t be weaponised by conservative governments

Modern slavery has become a major talking point in recent years. Many of us are familiar with the statistics: 40.3 million people are a victim of modern slavery, half of which perform forced labour. While not uncontentious, these figures are now well-known thanks to the advocacy of public figures and politicians.

Australia will review its own Modern Slavery Act in 2022. Australians should also be on the lookout for a Draconian border bill, introduced in the name of “addressing modern slavery.”

Source: Modern slavery shouldn’t be weaponised by conservative governments

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