Events for June 2021 – FreedomUnited.org

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Suing Goliath: The struggle for justice in cases of corporate abuse abroad

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World Day against Child Labour: Stacey Fru dialogue on Child Labour in Africa

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Establishing Partnerships with Businesses to Eradicate Contemporary Forms of Slavery

What does the New Immigration Plan mean for child victims of trafficking?

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Together to End Child Labour: A high-level event to mark the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

A Growing Problem: The Pandemic’s Impact and the Challenge of Child Labor in Agriculture

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Racism & the Anti-Trafficking Movement

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10 Years and Still Waiting: Time to Ratify the ILO C189 on Domestic Workers

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Panel Discussion: Practical steps to identify, mitigate and remediate Modern Slavery Risk

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End The Exception: Celebrating Juneteenth with the Abolition Amendment

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Discussion on the impact of EU mHREDD on producing countries. Launch of a new research report.

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6th CCARHT Summer Symposium 2021: ‘The Body Trafficked’ – Day 1

The Swedish anti-trafficking system and the struggles of sex workers: shortsighted solutions and lack of support

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6th CCARHT Summer Symposium 2021: ‘The Body Trafficked’ – Day 2

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6th CCARHT Summer Symposium 2021: ‘The Body Trafficked’ – Day 3

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Suing Goliath: The struggle for justice in cases of corporate abuse abroad

A landmark judgment from a Dutch court recently ordered Shell to prevent future damage in the Niger Delta. A very recent lawsuit against aluminium giant Norsk Hydro for their subsidiaries' environmental disasters in Brazil, aims to go a step further and hold the parent accountable for already inflicted harm. Not long ago, lawsuits against Swedish […]

World Day against Child Labour: Stacey Fru dialogue on Child Labour in Africa

As this year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, in Africa, individuals stake is high in preventing and eliminating child labour within communities and the whole Africa society. Join South African young Activitst Stacey Fru as she engages with ILO FUNDAMENTALS […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Establishing Partnerships with Businesses to Eradicate Contemporary Forms of Slavery

In this webinar, we will explore: The responsibility of the business sector in eradicating contemporary forms of slavery How to engage with philanthropic branches of businesses How to provide services that businesses need to ensure that they do their due diligence and human rights impact monitoring/remediation Speakers: Red Godfrey-Sagoo, CEO - Sophie Hayes Foundation Meenal […]

What does the New Immigration Plan mean for child victims of trafficking?

The government recently released its New Plan for Immigration, containing a range of proposals which will be brought forward in legislation. These proposals will impact all child victims of trafficking in the UK as well as children subject to immigration control. Join us to hear an expert panel discussion about what the plan means for […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Together to End Child Labour: A high-level event to mark the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

In July 2019, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted resolution 73/327 declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. The resolution invites Member States and other stakeholders to observe the International Year through activities aimed at raising awareness of the importance of eliminating child labour and to share best practices in […]

A Growing Problem: The Pandemic’s Impact and the Challenge of Child Labor in Agriculture

The Covid-19 crisis brought the unprecedented loss of jobs and income for millions of families and massive school closures, forcing many children to enter the workforce. Please join the Child Labor Coalition and the International Labour Organization (ILO)/DC for an informative virtual event, “A Growing Problem: The Pandemic’s Impact and the Challenge of Child Labor […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Racism & the Anti-Trafficking Movement

In 2021, a coalition of survivor leaders and The Human Trafficking Legal Center conducted a survey on racism in the anti-trafficking movement. The survey, distributed in multiple languages, sought to learn more about the impact of systemic and structural racism experienced by Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) trafficking survivors. More than 80 survivor […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

10 Years and Still Waiting: Time to Ratify the ILO C189 on Domestic Workers

Domestic Workers set history when International Labour Standard ILO C189 was adopted on 16th of June 2011 and was enforced on 5th of September 2013 aimed to protect over 53 million domestic workers worldwide. However for UK Domestic Workers, it was a betrayal when UK abstained to vote for the convention and was the only […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

United States’ Child Marriage Problem

The United States has a child marriage problem, our new study proves. Join us at Unchained At Last and Chelsea Clinton on June 17 for a virtual discussion of the groundbreaking study, which found nearly 300,000 children were legally married in the U.S. between 2000 and 2018 -- mostly girls wed to adult men, typically before […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

End The Exception: Celebrating Juneteenth with the Abolition Amendment

Passed in 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is celebrated for abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude once and for all, but it didn’t. To the surprise of many, the Thirteenth Amendment includes an exception clause that makes slavery and involuntary servitude legal as punishment for crime. As a result, the racist legacy of slavery — carried […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Exploitation 2021: Tackling the culture and challenges of trafficking, slavery and county lines

This major two-day online conference brings together key academics, leading practitioners and victim perspectives to listen to the voices of exploitation; the victims, their families, the professionals, the researchers and the policy makers. With in-depth Keynote speeches, Q & A sessions, 21 accompanying workshops and presentations with numerous "hubs" to meet our speakers and organisations, join to learn, […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Exploitation 2021: Tackling the culture and challenges of trafficking, slavery and county lines

This major two-day online conference brings together key academics, leading practitioners and victim perspectives to listen to the voices of exploitation; the victims, their families, the professionals, the researchers and the policy makers. With in-depth Keynote speeches, Q & A sessions, 21 accompanying workshops and presentations with numerous "hubs" to meet our speakers and organisations, join to learn, […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Discussion on the impact of EU mHREDD on producing countries. Launch of a new research report.

Anti-Slavery International invites you to the launch of a new research report “EU law. Global impact. A report considering the potential impact of human rights due diligence laws on labour exploitation and forced labour”. This research was undertaken by the Rights Lab, the University of Nottingham, Pontifical Catholic University - Rio de Janeiro, the Institute […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

6th CCARHT Summer Symposium 2021: ‘The Body Trafficked’ – Day 1

Welcome to your place around the virtual table at the CCARHT 2021 Summer Symposium – here in Cambridge we are getting ready for an intense three days where we shall be exploring with participants from across the world, the challenges posed by focussing on the various vulnerabilities of ‘the Body Trafficked’. During the course of […]

The Swedish anti-trafficking system and the struggles of sex workers: shortsighted solutions and lack of support

(webinar in English, with interpreting service in Italian) CHAIR: Michela Semprebon, Coordinator of the INSigHT Research Team PRESENTERS: Isabelle Johansson, Research Fellow of the INSigHT Research Team and Ophelia Eglentyn, Founder and Member of Red Umbrella Sweden (RUS) TOPIC: Sweden, secondary movements, the Swedish anti-trafficking system and the protection of women victims of trafficking, the […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

6th CCARHT Summer Symposium 2021: ‘The Body Trafficked’ – Day 2

Welcome to your place around the virtual table at the CCARHT 2021 Summer Symposium – here in Cambridge we are getting ready for an intense three days where we shall be exploring with participants from across the world, the challenges posed by focussing on the various vulnerabilities of ‘the Body Trafficked’. During the course of […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

6th CCARHT Summer Symposium 2021: ‘The Body Trafficked’ – Day 3

Welcome to your place around the virtual table at the CCARHT 2021 Summer Symposium – here in Cambridge we are getting ready for an intense three days where we shall be exploring with participants from across the world, the challenges posed by focussing on the various vulnerabilities of ‘the Body Trafficked’. During the course of […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]

Thai El Monte Garment Workers: The Return of Slavery and Trafficking in The Modern Era

At 4 am on August 2, 1995, Chanchanit Martorell, Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center, met with government authorities and law enforcement at a doughnut shop in El Monte, California, blocks from the slavery compound that they would raid, a row of apartment duplexes on a residential street, eerily surrounded by barbed wire. […]