Illegally mined gold represents 77% of gold mined in Ecuador, 80% of gold mined in Colombia and 80-90% in Venezuela. Illegal gold mining employs hundreds of thousands of workers across Latin America, many of whom are extremely vulnerable to labour exploitation and human trafficking, and it provides funding to organised crime groups and terrorism across the region.

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Between Decent Work and Modern Slavery
Videos

This short animation by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) shows how labour abuses can lead to severe exploitation and modern slavery.    ...Read More

TAGS: Global
Kitwana’s Journey
Videos

The story of Kitwana is an original animated film by HAART Kenya inspired by a real story from one of the survivors that HAART supported. The story is about a boy who was trafficked into forced labour in Kenya. The film was directed and animated by ...Read More

Partnering on Anti-Trafficking: The Key to Successful Corporate Collaboration
News & AnalysisVideosWebinarsEvents

When: January 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

To celebrate the launch of the updated Interactive Map for Business of Anti-Human Trafficking Organizations and Initiatives (https://www.modernslaverymap.org/), the webinar will showcase successful anti-trafficking partnerships between business and non-profit organizations or initiatives. This one-hour session will convene businesses, anti-trafficking organizations, experts,...

TAGS: Global
Tracking the traffickers: How can banks be used to stop human trafficking?
Good PracticesVideos

Human trafficking is devastating for the victims but low-risk for the criminals, whose activities are largely hidden from view. To disrupt it, law enforcement is turning to some unlikely new partners—banks. ...Read More