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13:15 - 13:55 30 October 2012

Lunch Hour Lecture: What is modern slavery?

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre - access via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Dr Virginia Mantouvalou, Co-Director of the UCL Institute for Human Rights, UCL Laws

Is slavery confined to the past? Sadly not. Instances of grave labour exploitation exist in present-day Europe and elsewhere. This lecture will discuss abuses of labour conditions suffered by domestic workers, victims of trafficking and others. It will explain why their situation is akin to slavery, and will set out the steps that have been taken in law to protect the human rights of these workers.


Contact

Catherine Dean
020 3108 3838 | c.dean@ucl.ac.uk


Links

Click here to watch this lecture streamed live online at 1.15pm on the day


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