Public Sector: Walkfree - The dramatic increase in modern slavery and what actions governments can take to tackle the issue

An estimated 50 million people are living in modern slavery and nearly 10 million more men, women, girls, and boys have been forced to work or marry since 2016.

Walk Free, an international human rights organization based in Australia, is the creator of the Global Slavery Index, the world’s leading data set on modern slavery. Walk Free engages with stakeholders to develop and promote standards and best practices for addressing modern slavery. The Global Slavery Index provides an estimation of the prevalence of modern slavery worldwide and ranks countries based on their response to the issue.

The webinar provides insights into the construction and use of the Global Slavery Index. It dives into specific emerging markets country issues and offers concrete solutions based on the individual situation in each country.