Virtual Symposium On The Human Trafficking Issue <Part 2>

**Registration For The 2nd Online Symposium Is Now Open!**

Religions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that Asia-Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) and ACRP will hold the second virtual symposium on the Human Trafficking Issue on
June 22 and 23, 2021, at noon (Japan Standard Time)

Our first symposium focused on “The reality of Human Trafficking in Asia”, and all participants have learned the importance of addressing this issue in close cooperation with religious leaders and NGOs in various countries and the roles of religious leaders. (see the article)

In the part 2 series of our seminar, we will be focusing on “The Women and Children of Asia Trapped in Modern-Day Slavery.”

The International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates that 40.3 million people are victims of human trafficking worldwide, and most of the victims are children and women. The seminar will focus on the trafficking issue of children and women of Asia from a religious perspective.

The speakers are ACRP’s proud experts and colleagues from various religious and cultural backgrounds in Asia, who have been researching the issue of human trafficking for many years.

Theme: “The Women and Children of Asia Trapped in Modern-Day Slavery”.

Time: June 22-23, 2021 at 12:00 NOON (Japan Standard Time)

2-Days Program Highlights
<Day 1>

12:00- Opening
12:15- Plenary Session 1 ~Spiritual Reflections on the Dignity of Women and Children~
01:15- Plenary Session 2 ~Women of Asia in Modern-day Slavery~
    ・Women in forced Labor
    ・Women in Sex Trafficking
    ・Women in Domestic Servitude
    ・Women in Bride Trafficking

02:15- Synthesis

<Day 2>
12:00- Opening
12:10- Plenary Session 3 ~The Children of Asia in Modern-day Slavery~
    ・Child Labor
    ・Child Soldiers
    ・Child Brides
    ・The Child in Cybersex
    ・The Child in Syndicated crimes
01:30- Plenary Session 4 ~ Impact and Consequences of Slavery in Women and Children~
     ・The visible and invisible scars
02:20- Closing

Please confirm your attendance by using the registration link here and below.
Zoom Registration:

Or scan the QR code on the poster below to register.

*Simultaneous interpretation will be prepared during the seminar!

We look forward to a fruitful learning exchange grounded in our joint mission of advancing common action for peace.

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