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Modern slavery: Inside Atlanta’s fight against sex trafficking

Sky News sees how one US city is tackling the growing problem of children as young as 14 being moved around and sold for sex. Image:Alainah Beretti was controlled by a pimp from the age of 17 By Hannah Thomas-Peter, US Correspondent, in Atlanta

Modern slavery cases ‘in every large town and city’ in UK

Modern slavery and human trafficking are much more prevalent than previously thought, the National Crime Agency has said. There are cases in “every large town and city in the country”, the NCA said, with the organisation currently assisting 300 live police operations targeting modern

Modern slavery risk on rise in European supply chains

The European migrant crisis is forcing a sharp rise in human rights risks in European supply chains. This includes the UK and Germany, which have moved up from ‘low’ to ‘medium’ risk in the annual Modern Slavery Index, released by global risk consultancy Verisk

Trump’s immigration crackdown could increase modern day slavery

Donald Trump’s plans to sharply reduce undocumented migrantscoming into the US. However, the president’s harder line on deporting these immigrants is likely to increase the number of people at risk of modern slavery, says a human rights analyst. Alexandra Channer of risk-management consultancy Verisk Maplecroft says

Modern humans were in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier than thought, ancient teeth reveal

When Dutch archaeologist D. A. Hooijer first saw a pair of weathered teeth recovered from a remote cave on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, he noted that they were about the right size and shape to belong to modern humans. But in 1948, he

Modern Fertility raises $1 million to educate women about their hormones

Above: Modern Fertility cofounders Afton Vechery and Carly Leahy Image Credit: Modern Fertility Modern Fertility is trying to spark a conversation about fertility. The young San Francisco-based startup wants to educate women about their bodies and hormonal levels, and today announced funding of $1 million,

Modern Fertility is offering a comprehensive fertility test for women who hope to be moms someday

There are a number of ways to find out more about your fertility these days — including from several at-home fertility test startups that have started to pop up in the last few years. Modern Fertility hopes to soon operate in much the same way, but

‘Modern,Family’,Creator,Hints,At,How,And,When,The,Show,Will,End

If you think Modern Family’s been on for-freakin’-ever, you’re not wrong. The show already has eight seasons and was recently renewed by ABC for two more seasons after that. But even Emmy-winning shows must end someday, and according to Modern Family co-creator/executive producer Steve Levitan, the end

Modern Family co-creator confirms how show will end, says season 10 will ‘likely’ be the last

Modern Family co-creator Steven Levitan has confirmed plans to end the series with its tenth season. ABC renewed the long-running sitcom for two more seasons in May bringing its overall count to ten – the same number Friendsran for – with Levitan telling Deadline that sounds “…like a

‘Modern Family’ Co-Creator Steve Levitan On When & How ABC Comedy Will End

After lengthy negotiations, ABC in May renewed Modern Family for two more seasons, taking the Emmy-winning comedy’s run to ten seasons. That will likely be the show’s final chapter, according to co-creator/executive producer Steve Levitan. While a 10-year run was not something he and fellow co-creator Christopher Lloyd had envisioned