Sophie Otiende

Regional Operations Manager - Africa, Liberty Shared

Sophie Otiende describes herself as a feminist, teacher, and survivor\advocate for human trafficking. She has been working with grassroots organizations for the past ten years. Her main roles have been program development and management and fundraising. She is passionate about women empowerment and growing grassroots organizations to develop programs that influence policy change. She has been responsible for the development of a curriculum to train women on entrepreneurship in the grassroots and has written three manuals on human trafficking. For the past 6 years, she was working for HAART and was responsible for the coordination of the victim’s assistance program and fundraising for the organization, strategic partnership, and advocacy. Currently, she is the Regional Operations Manager – Africa for Liberty Shared. Sophie is also a US State Department Trafficking in Persons Report Hero 2020.

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Can New US Law Help Increase Financial Recovery and Reintegration of Survivors of Human Trafficking?

Professor Barry Koch, Dr Leona Vaughn, Sarah Byrne
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Gendered Understandings of Forced Sexual Exploitation

Ellie Newman-Granger
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Forced Labour Import Bans: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

Owain Johnstone
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Gendered Understandings of Forced Sexual Exploitation

Ellie Newman-Granger
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Domestic Slave Labour in Brazil

Maurício Krepsky Fagundes
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Indigenous Peoples and the Anti-Trafficking Sector’s Blind Spot

Miriam Karmali, Krysta Bisnauth
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