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Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business Programme Awards List

The British Academy has supported 8 major research projects through its Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business Programme. This Programme is a partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The projects began in October and November 2017

Dr Alex Balch University of Liverpool
Clothes, Chocolate and Children: Realising the Transparency Dividend

Professor Andrew Crane University of Bath
Combatting Modern Slavery Through Business Leadership at the Bottom of the Supply Chain

Dr Priya Deshingkar University of Sussex
Brokered Migration for Domestic Work and Construction Work in Ghana and Myanmar: Examining the Relevance of the Slavery and Trafficking Discourse

Dr Katharine Jones Coventry University
Learning Lessons in Tackling Slavery and Human Trafficking in Seafood Supply Chains: Applying Solutions for UK and Other Businesses Sourcing from Indonesia

Professor Julia O'Connell Davidson University of Bristol
Revisiting Child Sex Tourism, Rethinking Business Responses

Dr Elena Shih Brown University
'Worker Voice' as a Means to Strengthen Remediation and Due Diligence, Identify Labour Risks, and Go Beyond Social Auditing: a Critical Analysis of Existing Models in Asia and Latin America

Dr Alex Trautrims University of Nottingham
The Interaction of Law and Supply Chain Management in Cross-Judicial Supply Chains: Supply Chain Effectiveness of Modern Slavery Legislation

Dr Hinrich Voss University of Leeds
Pulling a Thread: Unravelling the Trail of Modern Slavery in the Fashion and Textile Industry

For further details about the eight research projects funded, please see here.

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