Learning Opportunities

Webinars
Equidem Report Launch: "The Cost of Contagion"
Equidem
Virtual independent human rights report launch that documents the impacts of COVID-19 on low-wage workers in the Gulf region.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Being Trafficked: What You Need to Know About "the Life"
AEquitas
A presentation to provide criminal justice professionals with tools for identifying individuals vulnerable to exploitation, limiting on-ramps, and providing viable off-ramps to achieve justice for survivors.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Labour Exploitation in the Global Economy Webinar
Anti-Trafficking Review
This webinar will present the new issue of the journal Anti-Trafficking Review which explores the driving forces behind the increasing prominence of human trafficking and modern slavery.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Gender and Slave Labour
Repórter Brasil
The NGO Repórter Brasil is organizing a series of webinars on 8, 15 & 22 October focused on slave labour affecting women in Brazil. The webinars will be in Portuguese.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Safe Migration in Central Asia
Freedom Collaborative
Hosted in collaboration with the USAID Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons program, learn about ethnic groups in the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan, and how these communities support migrants from neighboring countries.
Go to Opportunity
Events
COVID-19 and child labour: Looking forward in times of crisis
ILO & UNICEF
The ILO and UNICEF are hosting a high-level (virtual) debate that focuses on their newly released joint paper on the impact of COVID-19 on child labour.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
On the Frontlines of Vulnerability: Modern Slavery and Covid-19
Freedom Fund
The webinar offers an opportunity to hear from Freedom Fund's frontline experts in India and Ethiopia on the effects of COVID-19 on modern slavery.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
COVID-19 response from the frontlines in Cambodia
Freedom Collaborative
Freedom Collaborative's partners in Cambodia will discuss the situation of returned labor migrants and how anti-trafficking practitioners and others are currently addressing the crisis.
Go to Opportunity
In Person Trainings
Professional Certificate in Tackling Human Trafficking
International Centre for Parliamentary Studies
For those involved in investigating, preventing and mitigating the effects of human trafficking with a clear understanding of its nature, evolution and drivers, as well as the tools.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Tackling Working Poverty
United Nations Global Compact
This webinar is an opportunity to learn about the proposed outputs of the 2nd phase of the UN Global Compact Action Platform on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains and how to engage in it.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Webinar on Modern Slavery Act Reporting in the Agricultural Sector
Stronger Together and Rights Lab
Stronger Together and the University of Nottingham Rights Lab will host a 1-hour free webinar on 14 February at 11am GMT.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Combating Human Trafficking in Food and Beverage Supply Chains
Verité
This webinar provides tools and resources for businesses in the food and beverage sector to address and prevent human trafficking in their supply chains.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
How is the UN working to end modern slavery?
The Rights Track
[English] James Cockayne, Project Director of Delta 8.7 discusses how the UN is working to end modern slavery.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
The Assessment Of Survivor Outcomes tool
International Justice Mission
[English] This is a tool for measuring progress toward restoration and outcomes for survivors who are recovering from various forms of violence and exploitation.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
Slavery and Trafficking Risk Template
Social Responsibility Alliance
[English] This is an open-source industry standard template that helps companies build socially responsible supply chains by facilitating accurate data collection.
Go to Opportunity
Guides
Caring for Trafficked Persons
IOM
[English] This guide provides non-clinical guidance to help health providers understand human trafficking, recognize some of the health problems associated with trafficking and consider safe and appropriate approaches to providing health care for trafficked persons.
Go to Opportunity
Guides
Protocol Toolkit
HEAL Trafficking and Hope for Justice
[English] This toolkit is designed to help professionals working in health care settings develop a protocol to respond to potential victims of human trafficking who present to their facility.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
Rooting Out Slavery from Space
The Rights Track
[English] Talking to Dr Doreen Boyd about how satellites are being used to root out slavery from space.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
Eradicating Slavery from the Supply Chain
The Rights Track
[English] Talking to Dr Alexander Trautrims about helping businesses develop and implement measures to ensure their supply chains are slavery free.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Multiple Systems Estimation in Human Trafficking Research
Freedom Collaborative
[English] This webinar educates how using Multiple Systems Estimation (MSE) can support the fight against modern slavery.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Measuring Progress Towards Target 8.7 (2 of 2)
Delta 8.7 and the International Labour Organization
[English] Watch Part 2 of the event’s webcast. Stakeholders discuss measuring prevalence and what works in achieving Target 8.7.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
Crunching Numbers
The Rights Track
[English] Discussion on modern slavery statistics and the challenges that face those trying to get to the hard facts about the issues.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
Interactive Map
The Global Business Coalition Against Trafficking (GBCAT)
[English] An interactive map of initiatives and organizations engaging with the private sector to combat Target 8.7 issues.
Go to Opportunity
Guides
Getting to Good Human Trafficking Data
Handa Center, Stanford University
[English] This report offers baseline standards and recommendations based on current understanding around responsible data practices.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Private Sector Countering Human Trafficking
RESPECT
[English] Five webinars that look at best practices to ensure end-to-end integrity from human trafficking along the supply chain.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
Slavery and Its Legacies
Modern Slavery Group
[English] A series of 31 podcasts where experts talk about their understanding of slavery in the past and present.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Identification, Care and Protection for Victims of Trafficking in the UK
Child Protection Hub
This webinar will share the experience of the UK in relation to identifying child victims of trafficking, safeguarding children and trying to disrupt child trafficking.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
The Path to 2025: Lessons from Efforts to Combat Child Labour
Delta 8.7
On 10 November, Delta 8.7 will convene a virtual panel to deepen the conversation from the recent Symposium on lessons from efforts to combat child labour.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Freedom from Slavery Forum 2020
Freedom from Slavery Forum 2020
The 2020 Global Virtual Gathering of the 8th Annual Freedom from Slavery Forum will take place 26-29 October 2020 featuring sessions on research to fight modern slavery, strengthening advocacy, fundraising, and empowering and learning from survivors.
Go to Opportunity
Other
Anti-Slavery Week
Survivor Alliance
Survivor Alliance is organizing a series of trainings and panels focused on survivor support and care on 16-22 October.
Go to Opportunity
Events
Achieving SDG Target 8.7
Alliance 8.7
This virtual side-event to the HLPF will launch Pathfinder Countries’ e-reports and showcase action taken to achieve SDG Target 8.7, with a specific focus on social protection in the context of COVID-19.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Research in The Time of Pandemic
Freedom Fund
This webinar will discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on conducting research and gathering data—which are necessary to ensure effective responses to modern slavery.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Modern Anti-Slavery & Transparent Supply Chains
Yale Macmillan Center
A panel of experts will explore how business leaders and consumers can ensure that corporations “build back” ethical supply chains in the wake of COVID-19.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Recruitment in China: Systemic Challenges, Risks & Remedies
Mekong Club
Webinar on the unique set of challenges and risks that internal migration within China poses to workers and businesses.
Go to Opportunity
In Person Trainings
Access to Decent Work
International Training Centre (ILO)
This course aims to strengthen the capacities of policy-makers and practitioners in adopting measures to facilitate the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market, and in promoting inclusive employment strategies and policies.
Go to Opportunity
E-learning / Online Courses
Counter Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia (SEA)
Global Campus of Human Rights
A 5-week online course to study the programmes, practices and activities of counter trafficking. Rolling enrollment from February 2020.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
The Fair Hiring Toolkit
Verité
Verité's Fair Hiring Toolkit provides guidance, resources and methods for responsible recruitment of migrant workers in global supply chains.
Go to Opportunity
Seminars
Forced and Precarious Labor in the Global Economy: Slavery by Another Name
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
[English] An introductory nine-week course starting 18 September 2019.
Go to Opportunity
Guides
Creating a child trafficking and modern slavery policy document
ECPAT
[English] A summary of what should be included in a child trafficking and modern slavery policy document and provides suggestions for local authorities.
Go to Opportunity
Seminars
The Financial Sector and Modern Slavery
The Brazilian Labour Ministry (MPT), Repórter Brasil
The event will bring together representatives from the financial sector, regulatory authorities, civil society and labour unions to discuss how the financial sector can contribute to fighting slave labour in Brazil.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Code 8.7: Using Computational Science and AI to End Modern Slavery
Delta 8.7
[English] A 2-day event (19-20 Feb 2019) on how computational science, AI and machine learning can accelerate progress to achieve SDG 8.7.
Go to Opportunity
Guides
Human Trafficking Response Program Shared Learnings
Dignity Health
[English] This program helps to ensure that trafficked persons are identified in the health care setting and are assisted with victim-centred, trauma-informed care and services.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Beyond the Numbers: Harnessing Data for the SDGs
PARIS21, Cepei and Open Data Watch
[English] A series of five webinars where development, data and policy experts and practitioners share and discuss the latest advancements in the field of development data.
Go to Opportunity
Guides
Slavery from Space
Science Direct
[English] This paper looks at how satellite remote sensing can be used to inform evidence-based action related to UN SDG number 8.
Go to Opportunity
Other
Contemporary Narratives
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
[English] A collection of survivor narratives.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
Multi-Agency Anti-Slavery Partnerships
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
[English] Mapping locations and activities for anti-slavery partnerships across the UK.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Measuring Progress Towards Target 8.7 (1 of 2)
Delta 8.7 and the International Labour Organization
[English] Watch Part 1 of the event’s webcast. Stakeholders discuss measuring prevalence and what works in achieving Target 8.7.
Go to Opportunity
Other
The Size of the Problem
TEDxWhitehall
[English] Statistician Sir Bernard Silverman talks about using Multiple Systems Estimation (MSE) to measure the number of slavery victims in the UK.
Go to Opportunity
Instructional Videos
How to Spot Human Trafficking
TEDx
[English] Kanani Titchen, MD talks about her experiences as a physician whose interactions with trafficked patients opened her eyes to a parallel world previously unseen.
Go to Opportunity
Other
RESPECT Resource Centre
RESPECT
[English] A resource for the private sector that includes materials on how to address human trafficking and forced labour.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
New Technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
RESPECT
[English] Six webinars that look at how new technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship can tackle human trafficking.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Organized Crime Nexus
RESPECT
[English] Six webinars that examen how transnational organized crime groups use private sector networks to commit human trafficking crimes.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Forced Labour Fashion: How the Uyghur Crisis Taints our Clothes
Freedom United
A special panel discussion on the biggest detention of an ethno-religious group since World War II and how this crisis links to the global fashion industry.
Go to Opportunity
Other
Mãos à Carne
BRICS Policy Center and the University of Nottingham
Mãos à Carne is a short documentary film about the prevalence of modern slavery in the cattle industry in Brazil. English subtitles available.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Webinar on Exploitative Working Conditions in Supply Chains
KnowTheChain
KnowTheChain is hosting a webinar focused on exploitative working conditions in supply chains of food and beverage companies.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Labor Vulnerability and Environmental Degradation
Verité
This webinar will present an overview of findings on linkages between environmental degradation and vulnerability to trafficking in persons.
Go to Opportunity
Other
Labor Supply Chains in the Arab Gulf
Yale Macmillan Center
This panel of experts will focus on labor supply chains, how they function, how they have evolved over time, and what has worked (and what hasn’t) in curtailing worker abuses.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
FLIP's Online Learning Resource Launch Webinar
Verité
This webinar will launch the Forced Labor Indicators Project's (FLIP) free online learning resource.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
COVID-19 Rapid Response: Updates from Malaysia
Freedom Collaborative
This webinar will discuss how organizations in Malaysia are responding to the pandemic as well as the impact posed by COVID-19 to migrant workers.
Go to Opportunity
Workshops
Reporting on Trafficking and Slavery
Thomson Reuters Foundation
A one-week workshop on reporting human trafficking and modern-day slavery, combining expertise and hands-on training. Application deadline by 13 April.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Ethical Storytelling in Anti-Trafficking Programming
Freedom Collaborative
Panelists in this webinar will share some guiding ethical principles for producing engaging anti-trafficking content that does justice to the people at the heart of these narratives.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
The Verité Forced Labor Commodity Atlas
Verité
The Verité Forced Labor Commodity Atlas provides detailed information on the incidence of forced labour in the global supply chains of specific commodities.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Asia Regional Conference
Alliance 8.7
The conference on Reaching SDG Target 8.7 on Eradicating Forced Labour, Human Trafficking and Child Labour is a 3-day conference to discuss and share experience on topics including national coordination mechanisms to achieve Target 8.7, harmonization of laws and referral mechanisms.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Venezuelan migration and vulnerabilities to human trafficking
Freedom Collaborative
[Spanish] This webinar on 25 July 2019 will discuss the vulnerabilities of Venezuelan migrants and responses to the crisis.
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
International Conference on Human Trafficking Research
Creighton University
[English] The theme of the conference is 'The Field of Human Trafficking Expanding on the Present State of Research'. Dates: 28-30 May 2019
Go to Opportunity
Conferences
Freedom Network Conference
Freedom Network USA
[English] This annual 2-day conference is committed to ensuring all survivors of human trafficking have access to justice, safety and opportunity.
Go to Opportunity
Tools
Responsible Sourcing Tool
Verité
[English] This tool allows companies, federal contractors, federal procurement and contracting professionals, advocates, investors and others to understand and prevent risks of human trafficking in supply chains.
Go to Opportunity
E-learning / Online Courses
Human Trafficking 101 - Dispelling the Myths
Dignity Health
[English] This course is designed to provide basic education on human trafficking for all health care staff, physicians, volunteers and contract employees.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
Researching the Perpetrators of Modern Slavery
The Rights Track
[English] Talking about perpetrators of slavery with Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, author of How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do.
Go to Opportunity
Podcasts
Slavery-Free Cities: Why Community is Key
The Rights Track
[English] Talking to Dr Alison Gardner about her research about developing policy and community-centred responses to modern slavery.
Go to Opportunity
Other
R Package
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
[English] R package of programs for Multiple Systems Estimation for modern slavery prevalence.
Go to Opportunity
E-learning / Online Courses
Strategies for Contemporary Global Abolition
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
[English] There are 45.8 million slaves alive today. Find out how we might achieve a slavery-free world with this free online course.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Using MSE in Developing World Contexts
Delta 8.7 | Freedom Collaborative
[English] Delta 8.7 and invited experts discuss the potential and limitations of Multiple Systems Estimation in developing world contexts.
Go to Opportunity
E-learning / Online Courses
Slavery & Liberation
University of Nottingham
[English] Master of arts programme – academic study and practical training on contemporary slavery and how to achieve liberation and reintegration.
Go to Opportunity
E-learning / Online Courses
Physicians Against the Trafficking of Humans
The American Medical Women’s Association
[English] This course helps doctors and medical students identify victims of trafficking. Accredited by the Council for Continuing Medical Education.
Go to Opportunity
Other
Understanding Illicit Trade
RESPECT
[English] Five webinars that look at emerging challenges and identify promising anti-trafficking initiatives from the private sector.
Go to Opportunity
Webinars
Forced & Precarious Labor in the Global Economy
University of the Witwatersrand
[English] This online course is an introduction to the role of forced and precarious labor in the global economy.
Go to Opportunity