Join is for an exciting program, Saint Louis World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The half-day forum will feature expert presentations on global and local trafficking topics, as well as discussion with legislators in our community to fight against human trafficking.
This event is being held to commemorate the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and to reflect upon trafficking as it occurs in the St. Louis region. Over this four hour period, you will learn about:
- The magnitude of human trafficking globally
- The landscape of trafficking in St. Louis
- World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and the United Nations’ Sustainability Development Goal 8.7
- Gender-based violence faced by refugees in conflict regions
- Human trafficking survivor leadership
- Legislation and governmental policies in Missouri to combat human trafficking
- How to and be able to participate in action steps to fight human trafficking
Additionally, service provider exhibit tables will showcase St. Louis anti-human- trafficking programs and services. At the end of the event, you will have an opportunity to participate in an anti-trafficking campaign in the St. Louis region.
The cost for this event is $10 to cover the price of lunch. Admission is free for students and refugees.
Event Sponsors: Human Trafficking Collaborative Network (HTCN) and Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health and School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis; St. Louis Chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNASTL); National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), St. Louis; International Institute Anti-Trafficking Program; and Simmons Hanly Conroy