COVID-19 is a global pandemic affecting every country in the world. Similarly, modern slavery is a global threat that affects every country in the world. This briefing aims to highlight some of the global concerns and increased potential threats around modern slavery posed by COVID-19 and identify recommendations.
This briefing covers the following themes:

  • Increased threat and vulnerability of individuals and communities including access to state and non- state support structures/safeguarding mechanisms.
  • Potential impact on the modus operandi of exploiters.
  • Potential impact on the rule of law and law enforcement activities.
  • Potential risks for businesses.
Covid-19 and potential implications on human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery internationally - Hope for Justice, 2020 DOWNLOAD

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