Tag: Human Trafficking

New Global Initiative Report on Impact of Human Trafficking Released; Based on Babson Webinar Series

According to The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, around the globe, an estimated 20.9 million people are in situations of so-called modern day slavery, or forced labor, at any point of time. Many of these victims are trafficked within their country or across borders. Considering this number, there is an urgent need to improve…

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Babson to Hold First Annual Multi-school Business Plan Competition for Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Through Babson’s Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, the Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program will be holding their first annual Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Competition on Friday May 13, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Trim Dining Hall at Babson. The Human Freedom Entrepreneurial Leadership Program launched this spring semester as a sister program…

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Combating Human Trafficking Through a Business Lens

Christina Bain runs the Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at Babson College. January 1st marked the beginning of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month, a month where anti-trafficking consciousness is given a spotlight here in the United States.  But human trafficking is a global crisis. According to the International Labour Organization, nearly…

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