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“It’s disappointing”: Why retailers should do more to tackle modern slavery

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As awareness of inequalities within the supply chain of many businesses grows, consumers are increasingly expecting brands to address modern slavery risks within their operations.  According to the Department of Home Affairs, modern slavery constitutes practices that include human trafficking, slavery, servitude, forced labour, debt bondage, forced marriage, or the worst forms of child labour, typically within the supply chain, and is encountered around the world. This culminated, in Austra