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Additional teaching tools

This section includes links to relevant teaching aides such as PowerPoint slides and video material, that could help the lecturer teach the issues covered by the Module. Lecturers can adapt the resources to their needs.


Video material

  • Human trafficking in Europe - forced labour (app. 6:20 minutes), by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs. » The video shows the testimony of Marc, a young man from the United Kingdom who falls victim of human trafficking for forced labour in the construction sector.
  • Thailand: Forced Labor, Trafficking Persist in Fishing Fleets (app. 15 minutes), by Human Rights Watch. » The documentary describes the persistence of the crime of human trafficking for forced labour in the fishery industry in Thailand through the testimonies of victims as well as the analysis of patterns by experts.
  • Becky's Journey (app. 24 min), by Nicola Mai. » This docu-fiction traces the story of a woman from Nigeria who works in the sex industry in Italy.
  • Frozen River (app. 1 hour 30 minutes), by Courtney Hunt. » This movie talks about the involvement of two women in the irregular crossings between Canada and the United States, one of which is Mohawk. The movie reflects the women's experiences in smuggling and their criminalization.

Websites and blogs

  • Open Democracy Beyond Trafficking and Slavery Blog » This blog is a platform that 'seeks to help those trying to understand forced labour, trafficking and slavery by combining the rigor of academic scholarship with the clarity of journalism'. The blog offers short articles and thematic issues that cover many and critical issues regarding trafficking.
  • United Nations OHCHR - Speak up - Stop discrimination » The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is a world leader in the stand against the forces of discrimination. As the guardian of international human rights law, the UN Human Rights office advocates for and promotes human rights reforms in many countries across the globe and throughout the UN community. There have been enough successes to demonstrate that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity can be eliminated.
  • East Africa's Queer Community Searches for a Home of Its Own, by National Geographic. » This photography project shows the resilience of East African LGBT people to the dangers and risks they have been increasingly facing in their home countries.
  • Open-access journal on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) » The Anti-Trafficking Review promotes a human rights based approach to anti-trafficking. It explores trafficking in its broader context, including gender analyses and intersections with labour and migrant rights.
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