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2018


Latest RAGAS News editions

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Month Content
81 January TRF approves a $340k Global Grant for the biggest ever anti-trafficking (education based) project by RAGAS Member  PDG Bob Deering, RC of East Sacramento, D5180, USA – but more funds are required; Fiona Stevenson (RC Tenterden, UK) writes on how a group of people in Kent are raising awareness of modern slavery – a potential model that could quite easily be followed by Rotary Clubs;  Major electronics and electric vehicle companies are not doing enough to stop human rights abuses entering their cobalt supply chains, suggests Amnesty International – see Editorial and their report; UK toughens up Modern Slavery legislation – the Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill will extend reporting requirements to make providing information listed under Section 54 (5) mandatory rather than voluntary. It will also extend reporting requirements to public authorities; UK PM May made Honorary Member of RC Maidenhead and Thames; Ending child slavery by 2025 – a report by the International Labor Organisation (ILO); The three UN Sustainable Development goals most relevant to our focus.

 

 

 

Local Newsletter are also published by some of our Members. View them by clicking on a link below …
District 9810 (Victoria, Australia) produces an End Slavery newsletter for Club Members. Editor Tony Stokes.