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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

  • Not My Life (app. 1h 20 minutes), by Robert Bilheimer. » In an attempt to educate viewers, this film depicts the appalling practices of human trafficking across the globe, including the exploitation of children for forced labour, sex tourism, sexual exploitation and child soldiering.
  • How can banks be used to stop human trafficking? (app. 29 minutes) by The Economist. » The 2018 video illustrates how law enforcement agencies in Germany have partnered with banks to identify the financial flows deriving from human trafficking in order to disrupt this criminal activity.
  • The Role of Technology in Human Trafficking (app. 1h 30 minutes), by Microsoft Research (2012). » The lecture introduces several Microsoft research projects shedding light on the increasingly prominent role of technology in human trafficking, with a focus on child prostitution. The different speakers in the video address different issues in this sense, including using data traces to help tackle human trafficking by identifying perpetrators or victims, empowering law enforcement, and disrupting organized crime.
  • Technology and Labor Trafficking in a Network Society (3:40 minutes), by USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (2015). » The short video presents a research project to investigate the role of technology in human trafficking for forced labour, with a case study on the Philippines.
  • I Am Jane Doe (app. 1h 40 minutes), by Mary Mazzio (Netflix production). » This 2017 documentary presents real cases of American girls involved in child sex trade through ads in a newspaper's online classified section.
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