Learn about Modern Slavery with Freedom University | Freedom United

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Explore different topics related to the issue of modern slavery in-depth in our learning hub, Freedom University. Click through each topic to find interactive lessons, quizzes, articles and even more information to get you up to speed. Then share what you’ve learned with people you know – or take action on one of our related campaigns.

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What is modern slavery?

Learn the definitions, the different forms, and why it’s so difficult to root out.

Products of Slavery

From materials to production, slave labor contributes to many everyday items we own.

Domestic Slavery

Promised a good job overseas, many domestic workers arrive to find exploitation and abuse.

Human Trafficking

Most often betrayed by a person they trust, vulnerable people are sold, controlled and criminalized.

Child Slavery

Conflict, poverty and other factors can force children out of school, and into sometimes hazardous working conditions.

Forced Marriage

In every country and culture, young people are forced into marriages where they face control and abuse.

Our impact

Chart the progress of abolition through field reports

Read the latest information and updates from our campaign partners working in the field, around the world. Learn about what has worked, what hasn’t and chart the progress the movement has made over the years.

Learn about Us

Our greatest resource is knowledge

Our team includes trained researchers and analysts in the field of modern slavery. Our advisory board includes leading subject matter experts who have generously contributed their knowledge to the movement.