Risk of Forced Labor in Asia’s Manufacturing Hubs ‘Higher Than Ever’

Women work in a silk production facility in India. The risk of modern slavery in Asia’s manufacturing hubs, which was already on the rise, is poised to worsen as the fiscal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic bulldozes over already-weak labor protections and spotty regulatory oversight, a global risk data and forecasting company warned Friday. The latest edition of Verisk Maplecroft ’s annual Modern Slavery Index,…

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