A Talk Event on Modern Slavery

An organization working to stop human trafficking and modern slavery, Not For Sale Japan, will be holding an online event (in English) in the evening of January 19, 2022 (Wed.) on the theme “Modern Slavery: Measuring a Hidden Problem.” Full details about the event can be found at: http://notforsalejapan.org/en/news/202112/896.

Their guest speakers, Ms. Brittany Quy and Ms. Elly Williams, work for Walk Free (Australia). They estimate that there are 40.3 million people living in modern slavery worldwide. The presenters will discuss how the scale of modern slavery can be measured and what modern slavery looks like in Japan and Australia. In addition, they will explore how COVID-19 has impacted the situation.

EVENT: Modern Slavery: Measuring a Hidden Problem
SPEAKERS: Brittany Quy & Elly Williams
WHEN: January 19, 2022 (Wed.) 19:00-20:30
WHERE: Online (Zoom)
LANGUAGE: Mainly English (Japanese can also be used in Q&A)
TARGET AUDIENCE: IE students and any other interested parties
RESERVATION: Use the link below to fill in the reservation form. They will send the Zoom link to your email address 2 hours prior to the event:

   《Guest Speakers’ Bios

Ms. Brittany Quy is a Research and Policy Officer at Walk Free, an international human rights organisation based in Perth, Western Australia. Brittany focuses on researching modern slavery in the Asia Pacific region, and contributes to Walk Free’s flagship publication, the Global Slavery Index, which assesses country-level prevalence, vulnerability, and government responses to modern slavery. Brittany holds a Master of International Relations and a Master of International Law, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

Ms. Elly Williams is a Research Analyst at Walk Free, an international human rights organisation working to accelerate the end of all forms of modern slavery. Elly contributes to Walk Free’s quantitative and qualitative research with input into the Global Estimates of Modern Slavery and Global Slavery Index. Elly is passionate about providing an evidence base for modern slavery across the globe, and leads Walk Free’s research engagement in the Africa region. Elly holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science from the University of Western Australia.

Walk Free is an international human rights group dedicated to accelerating the end of modern slavery in all its forms. Through a combination of direct implementation, grassroots community engagement, and working in partnership with faiths, businesses, academics, NGOs, communities, and governments around the world, they work to address modern slavery and dismantle its core drivers.

   《Useful Resources

Global Slavery Index 2018 Japan Report:

Sponsored by Not For Sale Japan, which works on issues of human trafficking and modern slavery, NFSJ Cafe is a casual learning experience where interested participants and NFSJ staff talk about a theme or watch a film over a cup of tea.

Contact: [email protected]

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