Learning Opportunities

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

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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Webinars
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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E-learning / Online Courses
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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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
[English] 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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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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Instructional Videos
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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Tools
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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