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“La belle sauvage”
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“La belle sauvage”

If you have read and enjoyed Philip Pullman’s “His dark materials” trilogy then you surely know that – seventeen years later – his new novel in that epic story, “La belle sauvage”, was published in October.   Sean Sheehan   You have probably already devoured every page of it; in […]

Unemployment and modern slavery rising globally
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Unemployment and modern slavery rising globally

This past year more than 201 million people have been affected, which is 3.4 million more than in 2016. The analysis by the International Labour Organization (ILO) reported that this trend will continue.
It also highlighted that more than 1.4 billion employees are in vulnerable jobs, 780 million of which are residents in emerging and developing countries living in extreme or moderate poverty.
They also highlighted an annual growth of 11 million workers in vulnerable jobs, who have less chance of finding secure employment with regular pay and access to social security.