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World’s Largest Criminal Industry: Modern Slavery

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 19 2019 (IPS) – Modern slavery and human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal industries and one of the biggest human rights crises today, United Nations and government officials said. During an event as part of the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), government officials, UN human rights experts, and civil society representatives came together ... Read More »

Modern day slavery world’s largest single crime industry

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 2019 (IPS) – After an exhaustive study of modern day slavery, the Geneva-based International Labour Organization (ILO) concluded there are over 40 million people who are victims of slavery, including 25 million in forced labour and 15 million in forced marriages – with at least 71 percent of them comprising women and girls. The current figures are ... Read More »

Hajj hackathon enters records as the world’s largest

The Hajj hackathon taking place in Saudi – which began on August 1 – has officially entered the Guinness World Records for having the largest gathering in a hackathon worldwide. The three-day event, being held in Jeddah by the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones, has welcomed 2,950 developers and other participants, breaking the record of 2,577 participants registered ... Read More »