News Roundup: March 2015

Michael Brosowski
March 27, 2015

From Michael’s blog lifeisalongstory.com

An occasional roundup of news stories about the issues impacting kids in Vietnam and around the world. This month, slavery has received significant media attention.

– Babies are advertised for sale online in China


– … and a film maker reflects on his own experience of human trafficking there.

The rescue of a Vietnamese woman trafficked to China is described in this report.

 A British crackdown on human trafficking leads to the discovery of young Vietnamese women trafficked into beauty parlours.

The Modern Slavery Bill is close to being passed as law in the UK.

– Cambodia continues to struggle with trafficking for forced labour and the sex trade.

– The Economist takes a look at slavery in supply chains.

– And this article explores the use of slavery in the fishing industry.

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