2 March 2016

A legal loophole on importation of goods produced by children or slaves is to be closed after a Guardian investigation helped to expose the use of forced labour to crew boats

Seafood produced by slaves in Thailand will be among goods banned from sale in the US as Barack Obama revives laws targeting industries that use forced and child labour.

11 February 2016

While the world clearly has the political will and legal tools to take on human traffickers and their criminal networks, what are needed is more meaningful international cooperation and adequate funding to take effective action, senior United Nations officials said today, warning that the scourge now has victims spread across 152 different citizenships in 124 countries.

1 February 2016

Open Democracy's Beyond Trafficking and Slavery project have developed a short open access ‘e-syllabus’ on forced labour, trafficking, and slavery drawing on their publications from the past 18 months.  An eight volume set of materials has been developed and is free to download. A goal of this endeavour is 'reaching not only practitioners and students in the global north, but to also reach readers working in organisations and institutions unable to pay for expensive academic journal and subscription services'

25 January 2016

Where’s the Evidence? – Anti-Trafficking Review, Call for Papers, 1 July deadline

The Anti-Trafficking Review calls for papers for a themed issue entitled ‘Where’s the Evidence?’

7 January 2015

Still a few places left on theTRACE workshop

The Act Of Trafficking 2 February 2015 – Nicosia, Cyprus

The workshop will bring together lessons learnt from the TRACE Work Package 2 report, which focuses on three key themes: