Events for February 2022 – FreedomUnited.org

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Making the Gulf: Regulating Movements and Politics

Beijing Olympics: Competition, Controversy and Covid

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A Feminist Review of the Human Rights Act

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Undocumented migrants: healthcare professionals’ role in healthcare access

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What’s forced labor got to do with the Olympics?

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How did we get here?: History, Race, Trafficking and Public Health

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Online Forum: Human Trafficking Through an International Lens

The Role of Religion in Eradicating Modern Slavery

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Forced Labor in the Cotton Industry

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Rescue to Recovery! The story of a slave rescued from 40 years in a shed

Tony’s and Fairtrade: Choco Quiz and Tasting

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Making the Gulf: Regulating Movements and Politics

"A Crown Seminar with Natasha Iskander and Arang Keshavarzian The Persian Gulf has long been a site in the making, traversed by overlapping and shifting networks of global exchange, commodity production, and geopolitical control. In this moderated conversation, Natasha Iskander and Arang Keshavarzian will explore the strategies deployed in the Gulf to regulate mobility, especially […]

A Feminist Review of the Human Rights Act

"Announcing the Independent Human Rights Act Review in December 2020, the then Justice Secretary Robert Buckland gave one concrete example of why the Review was necessary: the House of Lords “essentially strik down” the rape shield in the case of R v. A (Complainant’s Sexual History) UKHL 25. At the Conservative Party Conference in October […]

Undocumented migrants: healthcare professionals’ role in healthcare access

"Maja Myhre is a Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care, a nurse, and a PhD candidate in Health Policy. She will be presenting on her PhD project, supervised by Dr Livingstone Musoro and Dr Justin Webb, titled ‘Exploring healthcare professionals’ role in healthcare access for undocumented migrants: A qualitative study of policy and practice in the Norwegian primary […]

What’s forced labor got to do with the Olympics?

Do sports and politics mix? Can neutrality and community co-exist? What do mega sports organizers owe to the spaces they hold their events? Join Krysta from Freedom United and Babur from Campaign for Uyghurs to discuss these questions and delve into the link between forced labor and the Olympic Games as the Beijing 2022 Games […]

OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

"The OECD Garment Forum convenes representatives from government, business, workers and civil society to discuss key issues and risks related to due diligence in global garment and footwear supply chains in a neutral environment. A common denominator of the discussions is the OECD Due Diligence for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector. […]

OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

"The OECD Garment Forum convenes representatives from government, business, workers and civil society to discuss key issues and risks related to due diligence in global garment and footwear supply chains in a neutral environment. A common denominator of the discussions is the OECD Due Diligence for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector. […]

OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

"The OECD Garment Forum convenes representatives from government, business, workers and civil society to discuss key issues and risks related to due diligence in global garment and footwear supply chains in a neutral environment. A common denominator of the discussions is the OECD Due Diligence for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector. […]

How did we get here?: History, Race, Trafficking and Public Health

"Clinicians, historians, and anti-trafficking scholars discuss the connections between history, public health and social justice. About this event As the pandemic continues to disrupt our expectations around social, financial and political possibilities we’ve come to the collective realization that working towards collective health cannot rely solely on scientific data. The injustice that the pandemic has […]

OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

"The OECD Garment Forum convenes representatives from government, business, workers and civil society to discuss key issues and risks related to due diligence in global garment and footwear supply chains in a neutral environment. A common denominator of the discussions is the OECD Due Diligence for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector. […]

Online Forum: Human Trafficking Through an International Lens

"This forum will examine forms of human trafficking around the world, considering both the UK's response and the global industries complicit. In the forum we will hear from the Coalition to End Forced Labour, calling on companies to ensure they are not complicit in the systematic forced labour of Uyghur people in China, with a Parliamentary […]

The Role of Religion in Eradicating Modern Slavery

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"Leading academics, faith leaders, and practitioners will discuss modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour, and reflect on how faith-based and lay institutions can collaborate to accompany and empower the most vulnerable and effectively tackle this daunting problem. Participation is free, in person is highly recommended, given the interactive design and dynamics of the event […]

Forced Labor in the Cotton Industry

Learn about human trafficking in the cotton industry and the human cost of a cheap garment. FORCED LABOR IN THE COTTON INDUSTRY CO-SPONSORED BY NCJW - National Council of Jewish Women That cheap garment costs more than you think. Presenters and Speakers include: Allison Gill - Senior Cotton Campaign Coordinator - International Labor Rights Forum Sam […]

Rescue to Recovery! The story of a slave rescued from 40 years in a shed

"Chris* was a vulnerable teenager when he was approached by a man with the offer of work and somewhere to stay. However, this 'kind' gesture became a nightmare for Chris, as he was forced to spend the next four decades living in filthy horse boxes, caravans, and finally a garden shed with no access to […]

Tony’s and Fairtrade: Choco Quiz and Tasting

"Join Tony's and Fairtrade for a discussion about cocoa, an interactive quiz and a free chocolate tasting!" About this event "Join us on Friday 4 March, 4pm UK time, for a free event discussing the cocoa industry, along with an interactive quiz and a chocolate tasting. Be one of the first 100 to sign up […]