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Human Trafficking and Precarious Migrant Youth: Launching the Stay Awake Campaing

The Youth Alliance Against Human Trafficking would like to introduce the #StayAwakeCampaign. This three-week campaign will consist of content that raises awareness around the issue of Human Trafficking amongst precarious migrant youth. The United Nations defines Human Trafficking as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of people through force, fraud, or deception, with the…

Human Trafficking is Still Happening in Canada

Human Trafficking Awareness Day (February 22nd, 2021) The Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network – TCHTN calls for awareness among all Canadians to recognize Human Trafficking as a growing concern across Canada. Despite the pandemic, human trafficking continues to take advantage of systemic issues such as poverty, inequity, and legislation focused on prosecuting criminals, as opposed…

Employment Opportunity at FCJ Refugee Centre

Anti-Human Trafficking Youth Worker The Youth Worker will support in the development and implementation of the Youth Alliance against Human Trafficking, a program which provides holistic support to young people from conditions of human trafficking, labour exploitation and sex trafficking. The project also established preventative measures by providing comprehensive access to information to equip vulnerable…

Full Immigration Status for All: Digital Rally on June 14

Call from the FCJ Anti-Human Trafficking Migrant Workers Mobile Program – Migrant Rights Network: 5 migrant farmworkers have been hospitalized with COVID-19. Hundreds of others are sick from Windsor, ON, to Kelowna, BC, to Brooks, AB. Migrant care workers remain trapped by employers who refuse to let them leave even to send remittances to families in need. Today…

Anti-Human Trafficking Work Challenges during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Finding Housing for Human Trafficking Victims

You are invited to register for this informative webinar Anti-Human Trafficking Work Challenges during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Finding Housing for Human Trafficking Victims. For registration follow the link:   Please register for Anti-Human Trafficking Work Challenges during the Covid-19 Pandemic: Finding Housing for Human Trafficking Victims on Jun 4, 2020 3:30 PM EDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/89840402830920203…

Anti-Human Trafficking online forum

Celebrating Courage, Renewing Commitment This forum provided in-depth knowledge and innovative approaches on how to maintain anti-human trafficking efforts and provide services to survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic. It explored innovative ways of partnership collaboration during the pandemic. Recognize and understand how to navigate the system given the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Also…

International Migrant Trafficking Forum

Join the Legal Assistance of Windsor and FCJ Refugee Centre as we present a forum on the ongoing exploitation and trafficking of international migrants in Windsor . The more we arm ourselves with the critical knowledge of exploitation that is rife in our community, the better we can do to work towards a brighter future…

Workshop: Migrants’ Right to Heath & Well-Being

Migrants are often vulnerable to abuse by their employers and are afraid to speak up or form unions due to their precarious immigration status. Undocumented migrants, in particular, are reluctant to access essential services such as public health, education, and shelters due to fear of detention and deportation, exacerbating their vulnerability and isolation from the…

ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FORUM

DECONSTRUCTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING: EXPLORING THE EXPLOITATION SPECTRUM AND PROTECTING SURVIVORS We had an excellent participation at the forum and we are looking forward for the next one.  Objectives: Provide participants with in-depth knowledge on innovative approaches to address the wide spectrum of experiences in situations of exploitation/human trafficking. Discuss remedies available outside the criminal justice…

Labour trafficking and internationally trafficked persons are particularly vulnerable

Provincial efforts should be equally focused on labour trafficking and internationally trafficked persons who are particularly vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. Members of the Toronto Counter Human Trafficking Network are embracing the Ontario government’s efforts to fight human trafficking by investing up to $72 million in an anti-human trafficking strategy aimed at increasing awareness and…

Human Trafficking strategy

International Victims of Human Trafficking are more unlikely to contact authorities and look for support FCJ Refugee Centre is commending Ontario Government’s efforts to end human trafficking in the Province. The announced investment of a $72 million budget in an anti-human trafficking strategy which includes raising public-awareness and improving survivor’s access to services, is encouraging…