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Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business Programme Awards List

The British Academy has supported 8 major research projects through its Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business Programme. This Programme is a partnership with the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The projects began in October and November 2017

Dr Alex Balch University of Liverpool
Clothes, Chocolate and Children: Realising the Transparency Dividend
£199,941.27

Professor Andrew Crane University of Bath
Combatting Modern Slavery Through Business Leadership at the Bottom of the Supply Chain
£195,600.76

Dr Priya Deshingkar University of Sussex
Brokered Migration for Domestic Work and Construction Work in Ghana and Myanmar: Examining the Relevance of the Slavery and Trafficking Discourse
£199,639.00

Dr Katharine Jones Coventry University
Learning Lessons in Tackling Slavery and Human Trafficking in Seafood Supply Chains: Applying Solutions for UK and Other Businesses Sourcing from Indonesia
£199,822.00

Professor Julia O'Connell Davidson University of Bristol
Revisiting Child Sex Tourism, Rethinking Business Responses
£197,449.00

Dr Elena Shih Brown University
'Worker Voice' as a Means to Strengthen Remediation and Due Diligence, Identify Labour Risks, and Go Beyond Social Auditing: a Critical Analysis of Existing Models in Asia and Latin America
£200,000.00

Dr Alex Trautrims University of Nottingham
The Interaction of Law and Supply Chain Management in Cross-Judicial Supply Chains: Supply Chain Effectiveness of Modern Slavery Legislation
£197,207.14

Dr Hinrich Voss University of Leeds
Pulling a Thread: Unravelling the Trail of Modern Slavery in the Fashion and Textile Industry
£191,903.02

For further details about the eight research projects funded, please see here.

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