Domestic and sexual violence agencies have long been acknowledged as a vital pathway to support survivors of human trafficking. Therefore, requests for increased training on how to identify and meet the needs of these survivors are ongoing. With increased homelessness, unemployment, and overall financial strain, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing vulnerabilities, including economic and social inequalities at the root of human trafficking, and increased susceptibility to trafficking and exploitation. Now more than ever, Family Justice Centers need to equip themselves with the knowledge and awareness to support survivors of human trafficking as we continue to navigate the “new normal” of service delivery. Towards that end, this webinar aims to discuss the surge in victimizations that have occurred during COVID-19 and express urgency to respond proactively, as victimizations will continue to increase in the aftershocks of COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic and resulting government actions to stem the spread of the virus have severely changed the way people across the world work and live. For Jordan’s garment sector, the national curfew and shutdown of business activity force...Read More
The COVID-19 Pandemic is a public health, social and economic crisis that is global in scale. With restrictions on travel and movement, civil society and humanitarian organizations play a critical role in supporting governments to respond. All peopl...Read More
Millions of vulnerable workers in the garment industry have been laid off or have lost wages as a result of order cancellations and non-payment by apparel brands in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent reports from worker groups and media sh...Read More
Forced labour and other rights abuses are widespread in Thailand’s fishing fleets despite government and industry commitments to comprehensive reforms.
The report Hidden Chains: Rights Abuses and Forced Labour in Thailand’s Fishing Industry, by...Read More