Past Events – FreedomUnited.org

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Turning the tide: Breaking the cycle of overfishing and labour abuses

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In this second event in the series exploring the nexus between modern slavery and environmental destruction, we’ll put a spotlight on labour abuses in the fishing industry and its intersection with environmental degradation. While there have been many positive advancements in this area, the vicious cycle of marine biodiversity degradation and human rights abuses persists. […]

Breaking the cycle of women and girls’ exploitation

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"More than 30 million women and girls worldwide live in slavery today. Women and girls are disproportionately affected by modern slavery. It’s not by chance. Gender inequalities deny them their rights, limit their choices and opportunities, and expose them to risk. And where modern slavery exists, it reinforces the deep-rooted systems and structures supporting gender […]

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