On November 20, 3 individuals were arrested in Toronto for trafficking children. http://globalnews.ca/news/2351954/toronto-police-to-update-human-traffic...
Nov 21, 2015 - 4:43 pm
Encapsulating our conference theme, "From Theory to Action", MPP Laurie Scott is calling for the creation of a provincial task force to combat commercial sexual exploitation. We look forward to her speaking at our conference on June 13.
In the meantime, you can read more about her efforts to protect victims and coordinate service provision here: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2015/...
May 29, 2015 - 11:28 am
Come see speakers like Michele Anderson, who has more than 20 years' experience working at Covenant House with young victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
As Covenant House Human Trafficking Specialist, Michele is responsible for the case management of victims of domestic and international sex trafficking. This includes identification, interventions, ongoing counselling and...
May 25, 2015 - 3:32 pm
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:
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
This new handbook is for front-line personnel.
It seeks to “improve the capacity of the criminal justice system to bring traffickers to justice while fully respecting the rights and needs of victims” (6).
A PDF is below.
Jan 11, 2014 - 9:37 pm
From December 2-6 2013, the Alliance Against Modern Slavery hosted an advanced anti-human trafficking training course on commercial sexual exploitation for local police and social service agencies.
The 'Understanding and Working with Children and Youth who have been Sexually Exploited/Trafficked' course was made possible thanks to the generous support of the United States Embassy and The...
Dec 06, 2013 - 1:00 am