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Anti-Slavery International works to end slavery throughout the world. Has projects in the UK and Europe, Africa and Asia, but our campaigning work covers the whole world.
Blue Campaign is a national public awareness campaign, designed to educate the public, law enforcement and other industry partners to recognize the indicators of human trafficking, and how to appropriately respond to possible cases. Blue Campaign works closely with DHS Components to create general awareness training and materials for law enforcement and others to increase detection of human trafficking, and to identify victims.
International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC)
The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) was created in 1992 with the overall goal of the progressive elimination of child labour, which was to be achieved through strengthening the capacity of countries to deal with the problem and promoting a worldwide movement to combat child labour.
Named after the North Star that guided slaves to freedom in the U.S., Polaris systemically disrupts the human trafficking networks that rob human beings of their lives and their freedom. Our comprehensive model puts victims at the center of what we do – helping survivors restore their freedom, preventing more victims, and leveraging data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate.
The Protection Project is a 501(c3) not-for-profit human rights research and training institute.
Our mission is the elimination of human rights violations around the.
To sustainably achieve this mission, the Protection Project continually works to achieve the following goals:
Promotion of human rights values around the world;
Protection of human security, and enhancement of women’s and children’s rights;
Fostering of civil society and NGO development through capacity building and coalition building;
Strengthening the rule of law by promoting citizen participation in the political process;
Advancing human rights education;
Encouraging state observance of internationally recognized human rights;
Eliminating trafficking in persons.
Stop Child Labor Coalition
The coalition believes that no child, regardless of race, sex, nationality, religion, economic status, place of residence, or occupation, should be exploited. Exploitative child labor is defined as employment (whether in the formal or informal sector; whether paid or unpaid) that is coerced, forced, bonded, slave, or otherwise known to be unfair in wages, injurious to the health and safety of children, and/or obstructs a child’s access to education or impairs educational attainment.
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - Human Trafficking
For two decades, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been helping make the world safer from drugs, organized crime, corruption and terrorism.
Documents and Tools
Forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking
Report published by the International Labor Organisation (ILO)
Global Slavery Index
Global Slavery Index provides a country by country ranking of the number of people in modern slavery, as well as an analysis of the actions governments are taking to respond, and the factors that make people vulnerable.
National Human Trafficking Hotline
The National Human Trafficking Hotline connects victims and survivors of sex and labor trafficking with services and supports to get help and stay safe. The National Hotline also receives tips about potential situations of sex and labor trafficking and facilitates reporting that information to the appropriate authorities in certain cases.
National Human Trafficking Hotline - New York Statistics
Learn about human trafficking in New York by browsing the hotline statistics, resources, and local events.
Made by Made In A Free World in collaboration with the U.S. State Department this site points how modern-day slavery can be just below the surface of our everyday transactions and helps consumers learn about how they may be unwillingly complicit in the perpetuation of forced labor based on the products they buy.
Trafficking in Persons Report
Published annually by the U.S. State Department. Provides country narratives regarding work being done to end human trafficking, slavery, and forced labor.
United Nations Convention Against Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto
The United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, adopted by General Assembly resolution 55/25 of 15 November 2000, is the main international instrument in the fight against transnational organized crime.
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