12.3 million people are exploited in conditions of forced labor around the world today.
2.5 million are trafficked within or across borders.
1.4 million are forced into prostitution.
1.1 million are in other forms of economic exploitation.
Join panelists who will address these hidden forms of trafficking for economic exploitation, which include domestic servitude, agricultural work, fishing industries, and forced begging. Let’s learn from their experiences and discuss the gendered, politicized dimensions of this modern day form of human slavery.
Moderator: Sheherazade Jafari, International Relations Doctoral Student, American University School of International Service.
Light refreshments will be served.
This event brought to you by Dignity for Women Worldwide at AU – local student advocates for women’s global human rights. Co-sponsored by The International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, and The Ethics Peace and Global Affairs Program.