Human Trafficking in Tea Trade, World Cup Prep

The Society of the Holy Child Jesus is passionate about stopping human trafficking and is one of the co-sponsors of Stop Trafficking!, a newsletter for religious congregations and organizations to promote awareness of human trafficking and to recommend actions to counter it.

In the June 2015 issue you will find:

  • Exploitation of Female Migrant Domestic Workers in the United Arab Emirates
  • Death Toll Rising Among Qatar’s 2022 World Cup Workers
  • Qatar: Neglect of Domestic Workers
  • “Migrant Workers’ Rights on Saadiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates: 2015 Progress Report”
  • The Push to Assure Conflict-Free Minerals for Electronics Production
  • Global Human Rights Advocates Call for Domestic Worker Reforms


The Real Price of a Cup of Tea

According to the newsletter, “Poverty wages on tea estates in Assam fuel a modern slave trade ensnaring thousands of young girls. A Guardian/Observer investigation followed the slave route from a tea estate owned by a consortium, including the owners of the best-selling Tetley brand, through to the homes of Delhi’s booming middle classes, exposing the reality of the 21st-century slave trade.”

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