COVID-19 represents a large and sudden exogenous shock to the world. The pandemic itself and the measures being undertaken to slow its pace and effect have short, medium, and long-term impacts on the problem of modern slavery. We have formulated research approaches to understanding and responding to the effects of the pandemic on some of the world’s most vulnerable people. This publication represents an early-stage research agenda for anti-slavery responses to COVID-19, and a call for a coordinated, systematic, and inter-disciplinary research effort.

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