Highlights

Side event: "Gender Dimensions of Contemporary Forms of Slavery and Trafficking in Persons"

Written by Magalí Brosio (Sr Program Coordinator, Economic Policy)

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Last Friday, 26 October 2018, CWGL's Executive Director, Krishanti Dharmaraj, was part of a panel on the gender dimensions of contemporary forms of slavery and trafficking in persons. This side event was co-organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences and the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children. The panel was moderated by Vinicius Pinheiro, Special Representative to the UN and Director of the ILO Office for the UN. In addition to Krishanti Dharmaraj, and the Special Rapporteurs, the table included Amol Mehra, from Freedom Fund, and James Cockayne, from the Centre for Policy Research at UN University.

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