Covid-19 Human Trafficking Implications

Hope for Justice

COVID-19 is a global pandemic affecting every country in the world. Similarly, modern slavery is a global threat that affects every country in the world. Hope for Justice has released a briefing that aims to highlight some of the global concerns and increased potential threats around modern slavery posed by COVID-19 and identify recommendations. The briefing entitled  Covid-19 and potential implications on human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery internationally covers the following themes:

  1. Increased threat and vulnerability of individuals and communities including access to state and non- state support structures/safeguarding mechanisms.
  2. Potential impact on the modus operandi of exploiters.
  3. Potential impact on the rule of law and law enforcement activities.
  4. Potential risks for businesses.

Download a copy of the briefing here.

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