Through human trafficking, a person’s rights are violated in many ways. Human trafficking is not only a growing crime that crosses national and international borders it also surfaces on our streets. This talk will raise awareness and, clear up some common misconceptions surrounding human trafficking while providing participants with the basic tools to fight human trafficking in Canada.
Wednesday, February 16, 1:00-2:30 PM (ET)
On Zoom: https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/84550952791.
About the speaker
Olivia Smith is an O’Brien Fellow in Residence at the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism researching in the areas of human trafficking and migration. She is a Consultant on labour migration and human trafficking and the Executive Director for the Caribbean Anti Human Trafficking Foundation. She has worked with several regional and international institutions including the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) as Project Lead on Trafficking in Persons (Barbados) and with The British Institute of International and Comparative Law Institute (BIICL) as National Consultant on Human Trafficking in Guyana. Read more about Olivia here.