Tag: bonded labor

In the World This Week: Drone-on-a-Leash & Ending Bonded Labor in Pakistan

While you won’t see our CEO Slava Rubin bending into a pretzel at a founder-focused yoga retreat anytime soon, he shared some of the ways he takes a spiritual breather with the New York Observer. Unlike many of us, he is able to actually enjoy silence, without being terrified of his inbox when he resurfaces. He … read more

By the Numbers: The World Unites to End Modern-Day Slavery

Syeda Ghulam Fatima risks her life daily to free laborers in Pakistan from what is essentially modern-day slavery. In rural areas where work is scarce, Pakistani men and women are forced to take loans from brick kiln owners, which they pay off with manual labor. When the labor period has ended, the workers find that … read more