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  • The recent case involving three women in London, England has stunned police. It has also led to increased awareness about the emotional control over slaves and hidden nature this crime in Canada. The Globe and Mail's Paul Waldie interviewed AAMS President Karlee Sapoznik for this piece published on Friday: http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/couple-in-centre-of-uk-enslaveme...
    Nov 23, 2013 - 4:42 pm
  • This past week, the Alliance Against Modern Slavery hosted training in Thunder Bay on Understanding and Working with Children and Youth who have been Exploited/Trafficked. Attendees included representatives from the Thunder Bay Victim Witness Assistance Program, Professions North, Defend Dignity, Rainy River District Women's Shelter of Hope, Ontario Native Women's Association, Dilico,...
    Nov 09, 2013 - 7:22 pm
  • On October 17th, Walk Free Foundation published the first Global Slavery Index. Based on reports by governments, non-profit organizations and statistical estimates, it ranked 162 countries in terms of the number of people affected by a range of practices, including forced and bonded labour, human trafficking, forced marriages, and the use of children in the military.
    Oct 20, 2013 - 11:10 pm
  • Today, the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) and the Network of Agencies Against Forced Marriage of which the Alliance Against Modern Slavery is a member, celebrated the release of a ground breaking report.
    Sep 20, 2013 - 1:43 pm
  • Today, American researcher Christine Stark released information about interviews revealing that First Nations women, teenagers and children have been sold on ships between Thunder Bay, Ontario and Duluth, Minnesota. The CBC summarized her findings, and included comments from MP Joy Smith and Diane Redsky of the Canadian Women's Foundation here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-...
    Aug 21, 2013 - 10:20 pm
  • Our first full year as a charity was filled with exciting activities, progress, and partnership. Click HERE to read about what we were up to in 2012!
    Aug 15, 2013 - 4:46 pm
  • Congratulations to Meghan and Kamryn for spreading awareness about human trafficking through various actions including bake sales, door-to-door campaigns and public talks.  Not only have these 13 year-olds made over $430 for the cause but have also inspired countless young people along the way. Keep up the great work!
    Aug 08, 2013 - 12:00 am
  • We are thrilled to announce that we have been blessed to receive a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to conduct research and deliver training sessions across Ontario for community members and professionals working with victims of human trafficking over the course of 36 months. The workshops will promote knowledge-sharing and aim to reduce the number of human trafficking incidents in...
    Jul 18, 2013 - 1:40 pm
  • We are pleased to announce that our very own Jeff Gunn performed  on CTV Canada AM with Kae Sun this morning. Listen to it here: http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=958304&playlistId=1.1351387&binI...
    Jul 03, 2013 - 12:00 am
  • We are are delighted to join the Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, and very much look forward to start working with fellow members of Girls Not Brides!
    Jun 26, 2013 - 7:02 pm