Learning Opportunities

Continue learning about data and evidence and its connection to policy by accessing the below online and offline learning opportunities.

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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.
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Guides
Human Trafficking Response Program Shared Learnings
Dignity Health
The Human Trafficking Response 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.
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Webinars
Beyond the Numbers: Harnessing Data for the SDGs
PARIS21
[English] A series of five webinars by Paris21, Cepei and Open Data Watch where development, data and policy experts and practitioners share and discuss the latest advancements in the field of development data.
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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.
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Other
Contemporary Narratives
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
A collection of survivor narratives.
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Tools
Multi-Agency Anti-Slavery Partnerships
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
[English] Mapping locations and activities for anti-slavery partnerships across the UK.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Other
RESPECT Resource Centre
RESPECT
[English] A resource for the private sector that includes materials on how to address human trafficking and forced labour.
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Webinars
New Technologies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
RESPECT
[English] Six webinars that look at how new technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship can tackle human trafficking.
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Webinars
Organized Crime Nexus
RESPECT
[English] Six webinars that examen how transnational organized crime groups use private sector networks to commit human trafficking crimes.
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Tools
Responsible Sourcing Tool
Verité
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.
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E-learning / Online Courses
Human Trafficking 101 - Dispelling the Myths
Dignity Health
This course is designed to provide basic education on human trafficking for all health care staff, physicians, volunteers and contract employees.
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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.
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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.
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Other
R Package
University of Nottingham Rights Lab
[English] R package of programs for Multiple Systems Estimation for modern slavery prevalence.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Other
Understanding Illicit Trade
RESPECT
[English] Five webinars that look at emerging challenges and identify promising anti-trafficking initiatives from the private sector.
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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.
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Guides
Caring for Trafficked Persons
International Organization for Migration
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.
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Guides
HEAL Trafficking and Hope for Justice’s Protocol Toolkit
HEAL Trafficking
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.
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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.
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Podcasts
Eradicating Slavery from the Supply Chain
The Rights Track
[Anglais] Talking to Dr Alexander Trautrims about helping businesses develop and implement measures to ensure their supply chains are slavery free.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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