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Want to learn more about forced marriage and other forms of modern slavery?

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‘Modern Slavery in the Home’

Learn how modern slavery can take place in a home, and between family members, including forced marriage, domestic servitude and human trafficking.

This course has been developed by Anti-Slavery Australia, at the University of Technology Sydney, to help you identify, address and prevent various types of modern slavery that can happen within domestic settings. Through interactive activities, case studies and interviews, you will learn how to recognise common signs and indicators, navigate difficult conversations, and provide appropriate support and referrals.

This is a free, online, self-paced course and takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

What this course covers:

  • What modern slavery in the home looks like

  • Who is at risk of modern slavery in the home

  • The different types of modern slavery in the home, including forced marriage, domestic servitude and human trafficking

  • Common signs and indicators

  • What to do if you come across a person affected by modern slavery

  • Referral options for people affected by modern slavery.

Who this course is for:

Community and frontline workers who are looking to build their capacity around modern slavery issues. This includes people working in:

  • Schools and universities

  • Health, including mental health and disability

  • Youth work

  • Domestic and family violence

  • Migrant and refugee settlement

  • Faith leadership.

'Modern Slavery'

Learn about all the types of modern slavery – human trafficking, slavery, servitude, forced labour, debt bondage, deceptive recruitment, the worst forms of child labour, and forced marriage.

This course has been developed by Anti-Slavery Australia, at the University of Technology Sydney, to help you understand that slavery is not a historical artefact, or something far removed from our daily lives, but rather, we all intersect with modern slavery on a daily basis. Tens of millions of people around the world are experiencing modern slavery today. There are people in modern slavery in Australia.

This is a free, online, self-paced course and takes approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

What this course covers:

  • What is modern slavery?

  • Types of modern slavery

  • Who is responsible for addressing modern slavery?

  • What can you do?

Who this course is for:

  • High school and university students

  • Community workers

  • Frontline responders

  • Educators

  • Australian community members who want to learn more about modern slavery, human rights and social justice issues.