Join Roscoe Howell of Slavery Links Australia in his address marking the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. It is estimated that there are 27 million slaves in the world today. Reflecting on the 1948 UN Convention and other treaties against slavery, this public lecture examines networks of slavery in the Asia-Pacific, including those where Australians play a part.
Join Roscoe Howell of Slavery Links Australia as he outlines the forms of modern slavery – discussing how it intersects with our daily lives more than we might imagine – and explains how we can bring about change.
Mark Burton (2018). In a global economy, Australia is exposed to slavery through trade, migration and tourism.
It is a crime to reduce a person to slavery, with intent or recklessly. Business and other organisations must develop systems and a culture to keep them free of slavery. Directors and managers can be liable for slavery in their business.
Slavery Links (2016) ‘When precarious work becomes ‘forcing’: Implementing Section 11 of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights regarding forced labour-servitude-slavery’, (Slavery Links Australia Inc, Camberwell, Vic)