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Reflecting on Challenges and Best Practices for Research Methods to Investigate Forced Labour
Measurement and Statistical Methods 19 March 2019
To eradicate forced labour, we need to understand its forms and patterns within the global economy. So how can we research forced labour in ways that are rigorous, ethical, reliable and safe?
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Slavery from Space: A Remote Sensing Approach to Ending Modern Slavery
Measurement and Statistical Methods 7 March 2019
It is vital that today’s anti-slavery movement have access to satellite technology to investigate industries, countries and regions where modern slavery practices are commonly reported. Remote sensing can provide evidence to support new forms of advocacy, accountability and action in the effort to prevent slavery and support survivors.
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Public-Private Partnerships in the Philippines: Testing a New Model for Business and Government Engagement
Financial Sector 5 March 2019
The first in a mini-series on our programme in the Philippines, this article explores GFEMS’s approach to addressing modern slavery in a sustainable and scalable way: building public-private partnerships in target geographies and sectors.
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Addressing Tomorrow’s Slavery Today
4 March 2019
Delta 8.7 is conducting a public consultation to seek inputs to feed into the research and drafting of an upcoming report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, Ms Urmila Bhoola. The report will consider how contemporary forms of slavery are changing and being shaped by socioeconomic, environmental and technological dynamics. Based […]
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The Problem with Forced Rescue and Detention in Anti-trafficking Initiatives
Law Enforcement 28 February 2019
Efforts to intervene in situations of egregious exploitation through direct rescue play an important role in anti-trafficking programmes across the globe and is sometimes legally required. Yet research suggests that forced rescue and detention are complicated, with many arguing that it should be reconsidered as an acceptable solution to human trafficking.
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Universal Education About Human Trafficking for Health Professionals
Health 26 February 2019
Many trafficked persons have contact with health professionals at some point during their exploitation. Globally, then, how do we equip the healthcare workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for trafficked persons?
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Creating Canada’s Modern Slavery Bill
Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains 21 February 2019
On 13 December 2018, the Hon John McKay introduced Bill C-423, or the Modern Slavery Bill, in Parliament. The purpose is to implement Canada’s international commitment to confirm supply chain transparency and contribute to the fight against modern slavery.
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Advocating for Survivor Rights in Nepal
Survivor and Victim Support 14 February 2019
In an email interview, Delta 8.7 spoke with Sunita Danuwar, a Survivor Leader and founder of Shakti Samuha, about her organization and the role that data and evidence play in her work.
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The Evolution of the UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons
Measurement and Statistical Methods 12 February 2019
UNODC’s Global Report on Trafficking in Persons details the latest human trafficking trends at regional and global levels and show the quality of trafficking data and research has evolved since 2009.
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Fostering Information Flows to Achieve Target 8.7
Law Enforcement 7 February 2019
By fostering more effective flows of information between private and public organizations, governments can develop innovative interventions that help achieve Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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