World Day Against Trafficking
The Commonwealth 8.7 Network recognises the important work that its members do every day to realise gender equality and women's empowerment. Every International Women's Day, we take the opportunity to raise awareness of women trapped in contemporary forms of slavery across the Commonwealth and acknowledge the role that gender plays in this issue.
30 July 2023
On ‘World Day against Trafficking in Persons’, members of the Commonwealth 8.7 Network united to reinforce their unwavering commitment to combating human trafficking and to intensify their efforts to put an end to modern slavery and human trafficking worldwide. A diverse array of voices, including activists and survivors of human trafficking from Africa, Asia, Europe, Americas and the Pacific underscored the urgent need for collective action to confront this grave violation of human rights.
Watch the video here.