Human trafficking is used to exploit vulnerable populations all over the world in different ways. Churches and faith-based groups have responded to these various forms of exploitation by working with fellow stakeholders in aspects of prevention, protection, prosecution and partnership, catering for vulnerable communities, victims and rescued survivors. At this time of pandemic, continuous collaborative programs with stakeholders at a variety of levels have been implemented.
The first webinar of this series focused on the online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) in the Philippines, and in this session, we highlight the anti-trafficking work of IJM partners and their collaborative efforts. Talitha Kum, an international network of consecrated persons against human trafficking, shares information on its anti-trafficking programs and regional collaborations in Asia. Made in Hope Phils – She Works, Inc., a faith-based organisation that trains trafficked women survivors, presents its partnership programs on leadership development and economic empowerment of survivors.
On the 8th April, the Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime co-hosted a webinar with the UN Global Compact on 21st Century cybercrime threats and the challenges they present to human security and human rights. The panel featured the following speakers drawn...
Experts from the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour discuss research on global trends in the realization of this fundamental human right, including an analysis of important developments in the business contribution to...Read More
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 inc...Read More