Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in The Russia-Ukraine Crisis

May 11, 2022
After the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, 2022, many have evacuated from their homes. According to the United Nations, as of March 18th, more than 3 million people have been forced to flee Ukraine, and there are over 1.9 million people internally displaced (United Nations Ukraine). UNICEF has estimated that more than 1.5 […]

Bringing Awareness to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Australia

March 3, 2022
Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery is an issue in Australia, like much of the developed world. To give some context on the numbers for trafficking in the country, the Global Slavery Index (GSI) has estimated that 15,000 people are living in modern slavery in Australia. The GSI also estimated that Australia consumes about $A15.7 billion […]

What Would “Defunding the Police” Mean for Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts?

June 9, 2020
There is currently a call to “defund” policing agencies to eliminate police brutality and/or use of excessive force. In a June 8, 2020 article, Patrisse Cullors, a co-founder of Black Lives Matter, is quoted as saying that, “It’s not just about taking money away from the police, it’s about reinvesting those dollars into black communities. […]