USA: educators play key role in combatting human trafficking

American education unions are taking the fight against human trafficking to the classroom, with a toolkit designed to help teachers recognise and act in case a student is suspected of being a victim. To counter trafficking, the National Education Association, one of Education International’s (EI) affiliates in the United States, is working to better equip educators, as first responders, to play a critical role in curbing this gross violation of human rights. To that end, the union has created an on-line toolkit with useful resources on human trafficking and links to organisations involved in the fight against this global phenomenon.

Modern Slavery – Study Action on Military Sex Trafficking: Cases of Criminal Responsibility

by Caroline Fidan Tyler Doenmez   with an Introduction by Betty Reardon (Originally posted 2014) (*Photo credit: Ira Gelb.  “NOT for sale: human trafficking”)   Download a PDF of this study / action guide – All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights… (Article 1) – Everyone has the right to life, liberty […]

Military Sex Trafficking: Learning toward Abolition and Accountability

A Reflective Inquiry on an International Crime  Developed by Betty Reardon  (Originally posted in 2013)    Download a pdf copy of this learning unit Regular readers of this newsletter are aware that the Global Campaign for Peace Education and the International Institute on Peace Education were among the civil society organizations who presented the program, Avenues to […]

Toward the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Betty Reardon Founder, International Institute on Peace Education (Featured article: Issue #76 October 2010) “Reaffirming the importance of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peace-building, and stressing the importance of their equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, and the need to […]

Peace Education in Tanzania

Kitwala Nginilla Founder, Dar es Salaam Institute of Peace Education (DIPE) (Welcome letter:Issue #58 – September 2008)   Dear friends of the Global Campaign for Peace Education, The Dar es Salaam Institute on Peace Education 2008 (DIPE 2008), held on the International Day of Peace (September 21st) at the Elizabeth Youth Center and attended by 40 […]