Upcoming Events – FreedomUnited.org

Corporate due diligence in conflict

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"This session will bring together business and human rights experts from Ukraine, Myanmar, and Palestine, to discuss the specifics of what human rights and environmental due diligence can – and ought to – look like in scenarios of conflict. The discussion will also take into consideration the existence of non-binding international guidance on due diligence […]

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Do No Harm: Understanding Intersectional Experiences in Human Trafficking

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"The series begins Thursday, May 5 at 2 pm (EDT) and recurs on Thursday each week until June 9 at 2 pm (EDT). Human trafficking is an abhorrent crime that we have a collective duty to address. Doing so requires policy changes and investments in services and programs to support survivors and those who are […]

Climate change, migration and vulnerability to trafficking

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"Join for a webinar to discuss a new, groundbreaking report that details the extent and impact of climate change on distress migration and human trafficking. Climate change is increasing in frequency and intensity adding pressure to an already stressed system, placing the most vulnerable countries and communities at even greater risk of harm. Faced with […]

Moment of Truth: How a new EU law could protect people and the planet

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"This year the European Union published its draft of a potentially ground-breaking law that could oblige companies operating in the EU to take responsibility for human rights and environmental harms in their global value chains. This framework for due diligence – officially called the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive – has the potential to […]

Systemic Racism And Black Girls’ Vulnerability To Sexual Exploitation

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"Human trafficking is a crime that preys on vulnerabilities and although it occurs across age, ethnicity, race and socioeconomic status, Black girls have an increased vulnerability to sexual exploitation as a result of racism and systemic oppression. Although Black women and girls make up 13% of the US population, they represent 40% of sex trafficking […]

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