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Technology Can Help Us End the Scourge of Modern Slavery. Here's How

SOURCE: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)


Modern slavery: it’s a strange term.

The word 'modern' generally has positive connotations. It’s up-to-date. Recent. Fresh. Cutting-edge.

Juxtapose that with the word 'slavery'. A most outdated concept. Captivity. Bondage. Oppression and repression. In the 21st century, slavery is surely something that only crazed individuals or dictators could possibly countenance.

Sadly, however, there are 40 million reasons why that is not the case; 40 million individuals, today, in 2019. This is despite the efforts of NGO activists, some in industry, and government.

Continue reading on World Economic Forum

Tweet me: .@HPE_LivingProg has been proactive at driving better standards throughout supply chains to combat forced labor in the modern era

KEYWORDS: NYSE:HPE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Forced Labour

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