Delta 8.7 is a global knowledge platform exploring what works to eradicate forced labour, modern slavery, human trafficking and child labour, an aim set out in Target 8.7 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

On any given day in 2016, the latest year for which we have a reliable estimate, 40.3 million people were in situations of modern slavery or forced labour—or one in every 174 people alive —and 152 million children were victims of child labour. Urgent action is needed to address these problems. With Target 8.7 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 193 countries pledged their commitment to take effective measures to eradicate modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour and child labour.

But what are effective measures? What works to address these problems?

To answer these questions, the United Nations University – Centre for Policy Research (UNU-CPR) created Delta 8.7—an innovative project that helps policy actors understand and use data responsibly to inform policies that contribute to achieving Target 8.7. Delta 8.7 brings together the most useful data, evidence, research and news, analyses cutting-edge data, and helps people understand that data so it can be translated it into effective policy.

Delta 8.7, available in English, French and Spanish, has a variety of resources which include Thematic Overviews, online and offline Learning Opportunities, and the site Glossary:

Click here to go to the Delta 8.7 Website

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The Freedom Fund’s Hotspot Model
Videos

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Slavery Footprint
Online Tools

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TAGS: Global
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VideosWebinarsEvents

When: August 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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TAGS: Global
NHS Hotels & Homelessness– Modern Slavery Training
Videos

We are all aware of the impact that COVID-19 has had on our lives. The housing of people experiencing homelessness in hotels will definitely have a positive impact, but we also need to be aware of the risks of exploitation occurring. This trainin...Read More