In honor of International Women’s Day, join IPS project Break the Chain Campaign for a screening of the PBS special “Lost in Detention” and an open audience discussion about the film with Jennifer Podkul from the Women’s Refugee Commission.
Join Break the Chain Campaign’s Tiffany Williams as she presents “Working with Immigrant Survivors of Human Trafficking” at the Catholic University School of Social Work’s day-long conference on Human Trafficking. She will present the context and challenges facing service providers and some best practices for their work during the afternoon breakout sessions.
Hershey’s chocolate packing plant is in at the center of a dispute related to a “summer work travel visa” with little opportunity beyond mere survival.
Join panelists who will address the 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.
Belén, Posada Del Migrante (Bethlehem, the Migrant’s Shelter) is a migrant shelter based in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico which continues to be the voice for the human rights of migrants in transit facing kidnapping, extortion, sexual abuse and murder.
Please join our panel as they shed light on the violence against female migrants, the abuse of migrants and the details of their work as they document and denounce human rights violations of migrants by Mexican officials.
A delegation of women leaders will travel to the Peach state to hear about the negative impacts that immigration enforcement has on immigrant families.
What’s called sex trafficking is more often voluntary sex work, which is not without its hazards either.
New report acknowledges need for stronger support, investigations and private sector involvement; but it falls short of eliminating diplomatic immunity on the critical issue of human trafficking.
The dark side of globalization, especially human trafficking, is the subject of many WikiLeaked cables.
This week’s edition of Unconventional Wisdom focuses on inequality among powerful men and immigrant maids, as well as working-class taxpayers and the richest people in the country.
A recent speech by Secretary Napolitano highlights the deficiencies plaguing U.S. border policy.
The 9th Annual Freedom Network Conference in Washington, DC. Freedom Network is a coalition of service providers across the United States working on the issue of human trafficking. The conference will feature workshops for activists, law enforcement, social workers, lawyers, and other folks who are interested in the human rights-based approach to anti-trafficking work.
Women should be able to access victim services, regardless of their immigration status.
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ longtime strategy is bearing fruit.
Who Should Attend: Service providers, victims’ advocates, and others working to identify and assist survivors of human trafficking and violence.