Tuesday Jul 12, 2022

#173 The truth about Modern Slavery with Emily Kenway

I chatted with Emily Kenway who's a writer, an activist, and the author of The Truth About Modern Slavery. In the past, Emily has advised the first Anti-Slavery Commissioner for the UK, and she now researches and writes about crucial forces shaping our lives and communities.


We discussed:

  • We look at the statement: “There are more people enslaved today than at any other point in history.”
  • What’s meant by “Modern Slavery”
  • The Rwanda flights 
  • What Human Trafficking really looks like
  • The UK’s hostile environment for migrants
  • How exploitative labour laws are being leveraged abroad by big businesses 
  • How Sex Work is being used as a scapegoat 
  • Exploitation in the UK (John Lewis)



Read Emily’s article on the 46 people found dead in Texas on OpenDemocracy.net 

Emily’s Website (+ Instagram & Twitter): https://www.emilykenway.com/about 




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