Past Events – FreedomUnited.org

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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Preventing the exploitation of migrant domestic workers in the Middle East

Blender Space (8th Floor) 135 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016 United States Blender Space (8th Floor), 135 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

Thursday 17th November 2022 3:00pm - 3:30pm Registration 3:30pm - 5:00pm Panel discussion plus Q&A, followed by informal drinks and hors d'oeuvre   Panelists: - Joanna Busza, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Daniel Melese, The Freedom Fund (Ethiopia) - Mulu Tesema, Mission for Community Development Program (Ethiopia) - Mahlet Yitbarek, Organization for […]