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The promotion of transparency and accountability is at the centre of strategies to prevent and address labour exploitation and trafficking. Many governments have adopted transparency and disclosure regulations, some corporations have implemented voluntary codes of conduct, and NGOs frequently employ boycotts and negative publicity to pressure corporate actors into cleaning up their supply chains. But severe exploitation takes different shapes in different sectors, and the effectiveness of any particular awareness-raising or transparency strategy remains an open question. This series explores a variety of current awareness and prevention tools, critically examining their current and potential impact and their capacity to effectively undermine the relations of power which give rise to severe labour exploitation. Read on...