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  • 201414Jun
    A total of 551 cases of human trafficking involving Ontario as a source, transit or destination point were reported to the Alliance Against Modern Slavery's Research Team for the period between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013. “The findings in this report reveal that the province of Ontario urgently needs to invest in system changes, revise its child welfare legislation, fund shelters, develop a province-wide action plan, and a provincial task force to take a proactive approach...
    Jun 14, 2014 (All day) - Jun 14, 2015 (All day)
  • 201429Sep
    Registration is open for our fourth 5-day anti-human trafficking training session on "Understanding and Working with Children and Youth who have been Sexually Exploited" hosted by the Alliance Against Modern Slavery in partnership with the Ontario Trillium Foundation. It will take place in Ottawa from September 29 to October 3, 2014 .
    Sep 29, 2014 (All day) - Oct 03, 2014 (All day)

News

  • MACLEAN'S Magazine and CBC are among those who covered the release of the Alliance Against Modern Slavery's Research Report on the Incidence of Human Trafficking in Ontario: http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/report-on-human-trafficking-just-tip-... http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/toronto-a-hub-for-human-traffickin...
    Jun 16, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Dr. Natalya Timoshkina is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, Lakehead University-Orillia. Her main research interests include human trafficking, sex work, gender issues, internationalism, and organizational studies. She is a co-author of several empirical studies on human trafficking, and has presented and consulted extensively on the subject.
    Jun 02, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Reduce the guilt of snacking and visit ChocoSol's booth at the AAMS conference! Their flagship product, artisan chocolate, is made right here in Toronto using organic, forest garden, shade-grown cacao, sourced directly from Indigenous communities in the Lacondon Jungle of Chiapas and the Oaxacan mountains of Southern Mexico. (Also dairy, gluten, soy, and nut free + vegan!) Their other...
    May 19, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Judie Oron is a Canadian/Israeli journalist, speaker and award-winning author. Her novel, Cry of the Giraffe, is based on the true story of her Ethiopian Jewish daughter Wuditu's years in slavery. Her articles have appeared in the Jerusalem Post, The Jerusalem Report, Australia 's Christian Woman and Christian Daily, Lifestyles Magazine, Canadian Jewish News,Weekly Press Pakistan , and...
    May 03, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • On Sunday,12 Years A Slave took home the Oscar for Best Picture. In his acceptance speech, Steve McQueen dedicated the award to those who have endured slavery, past and present, highlighting the persistence of slavery today. The Global Slavery Index published in October 2013 estimates that 29.8 million people remain enslaved worldwide. Approximately 5,600 to 6,200 people are in slavery in Canada...
    Mar 03, 2014 - 2:58 pm