Jacqueline Joudo Larsen

Criminologist and Head of Research, Walk Free Foundation

Jacqueline is a criminologist and Head of Research for the Walk Free Foundation, who has led the organization’s ground-breaking work on measuring modern slavery. Jacqueline is a co-author of the Walk Free Foundation’s Global Slavery Index and co-author of the Methodology of the Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: forced labour and forced marriage, a collaboration with the International Labour Organization and International Organization for Migration. During a 15-year career in research, Jacqueline has focused on social justice and human rights issues, with a particular interest in unpacking the causes of crime, understanding vulnerability and resilience, and using that information to drive policy change. She previously led research on human trafficking, victimization of international students, sexual assault and violent extremism at the Australian Institute of Criminology.

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