Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Harvard Online Conference on Sex Trafficking Set for April 15

The Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School presents:

"Combating International Sex Trafficking: Best Practices"
Tuesday, April 15, 2008: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EDT)

-Online Event. Registration required, and free of charge.-

Every year, an estimated 800,000 persons are trafficked across national borders, and many of these victims are trafficked into the sex trade, the largest subcategory of modern-day slavery. Sex trafficking is an international crisis, and a rising global health concern.

This online conference will focus on the best practices to combat international sex trafficking. Ample time will be allocated for audience Q&A. The discussion will be co-moderated by Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Director, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School and Ambassador John Miller, former Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. State Department. The panel will feature:
For more information and to register, please visit the event page.

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