Justice, in its broadest sense, is the foundation on which efforts to tackle modern slavery internationally, nationally and locally rest. For Target 8.7 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be fully realized, it is clear that effective measures in the context of justice require serious consideration of how interventions are delivered, and not only what measures are adopted. As such, States may seek guidance on effective implementation of justice policies to support the achievement of the commitments to which they have agreed. The role of Delta 8.7’s Justice Policy Guide is to assist policymakers in assessing “what works” to end modern slavery in the context of justice.

Delta 8.7 justice policy guide - Delta 8.7, March 2021 DOWNLOAD














Labor Share and Value Distribution

This work is part of a series of Forced Labour Evidence Briefs that seek to bring academic research to bear on calls to address the root causes of the phenomenon in global supply chains and catalyse systemic change. To do so, the Briefs consolidate ...Read More

Final Evaluation: Forced Labor Indicators Project

In April 2021, the Government of Ghana (GOG) launched its Ten-Year Action Plan on the Eradication of Child Labor, Forced Labor, Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Africa (2020-2030): African Union Agenda 2063 – Sustainable Development Goal (S...Read More

The human cost of illicit trade: Exposing Demand for Forced Labor in the Dark Corners of the Economy

Amongst the worst crimes associated with illicit trade is the demand it creates for forced and child labor to carry out the tasks of making counterfeits, sewing fake logos on luxury apparel, or harvesting illegal fish. This report shows that&nb...Read More

Guidance note on addressing the risks of trafficking in human beings related to the war in Ukraine and the ensuing humanitarian crisis

With the unprecedented movement of people forced to flee Ukraine since the start of the war, 90% of whom are women and children, NGOs and media have sounded the alarm over suspected cases of human trafficking. Presumed victims have been detected, an...Read More