Upcoming Events – FreedomUnited.org

Holding Companies to Account

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On March 4th Global Witness, in partnership with Anti-Slavery International and the Clean Clothes Campaign, will host an online conversation between European Union representatives and advocates from Colombia and India who are campaigning for justice for the serious harms inflicted on workers and communities by unscrupulous companies. Corporations enjoy unprecedented wealth and power. For years, many have […]

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The STAND 2021

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Join us in a celebration of freedom! Join your fellow freedom fighters, MSNBC news anchor, Richard Lui, survivor advocates and our Freedom United staff as we look at what we've accomplished and what's to come as we work towards a slavery-free world. With special guest Robin Wilson of the Gin Blossoms playing their greatest hits... […]

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Fanm Rebèl: Excavating the Histories of Haiti’s Women Revolutionaries

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The Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 was the most radical antislavery and anticolonial struggle of the modern Atlantic World, and the only successful slave revolution. Yet the dominant, white-authored colonial archive conspicuously occludes the insurgent experiences of women. Even the histories that emerged out of Haiti in the wake of independence gave partial and fragmented insights […]

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CSEC: Advanced Human Trafficking and Crimes of Human Exploitation.

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This course will look at case studies of Foreign National Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, Gang Trafficking, Domestic Sex Trafficking, Social Media Exploitation and Child Abuse materials with priority given to cases in Southern California. We will explore the victim vulnerability factors, recruiting methods, the grooming process and various types of recruitment and exploitation. We will look […]

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Forced Marriage in the U.S.: A Screening of Knots and Discussion With Its Stars

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As the United Nations launches the (virtual) 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women — the world’s largest annual gathering on women’s rights — we are launching a parallel event. Forced and child marriage are human rights abuses that remain legal in most of the United States, impacting mostly women and girls. These abuses […]

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UoN Diversity Festival: Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Modern Slavery

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As part of the University’s Diversity Festival, the Rights Lab would like to invite you to an online event to share their research on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on modern slavery. The Rights Lab is the world’s largest research centre on modern slavery, and home to the world’s leading modern slavery experts. Our […]

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Book club: Exposing slavery’s role in the political economy

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Bookworms, Freedom United has a special event for you! We are hosting a discussion with two brilliant and brand new authors. Emily Kenway, whose critically acclaimed book titled ‘The Truth About Modern Slavery’, reveals how modern slavery has been created as a political tool by those in power. It shows how anti-slavery action acts as a […]

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

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This major two-day 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 us […]

$34.18

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

Online

This major two-day 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 us […]

$34.18