Trafficking, Forced Labor, and Slavery in Brazil: An Affront to Human Dignity

A special presentation of the Fazenda Brasil Verde v. Brazil case 
before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
MARCH 19, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 

1 IN 4 VICTIMS OF MODERN SLAVERY ARE CHILDREN

- INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
SEPTEMBER 2017

 

“ENSLAVE THE LIBERTY OF BUT ONE HUMAN BEING AND THE LIBERTIES OF THE WORLD ARE PUT IN PERIL.”

- WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON

 

THERE ARE AN ESTIMATED 40 MILLION PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD TRAPPED IN MODERN SLAVERY.

- INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
SEPTEMBER 2017

 

"YOU MAY CHOOSE TO LOOK THE OTHER WAY BUT YOU CAN NEVER SAY AGAIN THAT YOU DID NOT KNOW."

- WILLIAM WILBERFORCE

 

"WE DECLARE ON EACH AND EVERY ONE OF OUR CREEDS THAT MODERN DAY SLAVERY, IN TERMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING, FORCED LABOR AND PROSTITUTION, AND ORGAN TRAFFICKING, IS A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY."

- HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

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Research, Outreach, and Education

The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy is designed to conduct research, outreach and education in the field of human trafficking. In particular, it offers specialized training and technical assistance to law enforcement, lawyers, healthcare providers, teachers, students, researchers, religious institutions and the community at large on issues related to the crime of trafficking in persons. It looks at trafficking in persons as a gross violation of human rights and as an affront to the dignity of the human being.

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END MODERN SLAVERY

Human Dignity: The Heart of Ethical Leadership

Miami Gardens, FL | Tuesday, March 19, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy and the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review present a law symposium entitled – Human Dignity: The Heart of Ethical Leadership, which will include a special presentation by Attorney Elsa Meany on human trafficking before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

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International Day of Prayer & Awareness Against
Human Trafficking

On February 7th, 2019, The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy brought together students and members of the community for a service and candlelight vigil to commemorate International Day of Prayer & Awareness Against Human Trafficking.