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Author: Verisk Maplecroft
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Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)
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Author: The Economist (USA)
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New report outlines measures businesses can take to ensure that human trafficking does not occur in their operations or supply chain
Author: Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
This Occasional Paper, the seventh in a series of Occasional Papers published by OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, outlines the measures that businesses can take to ensure that traff...