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Recorded Webinar: Be Slavery Free on the Elimination of Child Labour

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Guest Speakers Carolyn and Fuzz Kitto of Be Slavery Free joined the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand to provide insight into the current state of child labour and its impacts globally. Carolyn and Fuzz shared how they are working to eliminate child labour as part of their work for our world to Be Slavery Free.

The UN has declared 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, which provides an opportunity to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 and to accelerate progress towards the goal set by the Sustainable Development Goals to end child labour in all its forms by 2025. The Fair Trade Association supports the World Fair Trade Organisations 10 Principles of Fair Trade. The 5th Principle of Fair Trade is "No Child Labour. No Forced Labour".

About Guest Speakers

Fuzz Kitto, Co-Director of Be Slavery Free
Carolyn Kitto, Co-Director of Be Slavery Free
Fuzz and Carolyn are National Directors of Be Slavery Free - a coalition of civil society, seeking to prevent, disrupt and abolish modern slavery. Their combined experience, in undertaking community consultations, strategic planning and human rights engagement, totals 75 years. Their work in recent years has been in shepherding the developing of a robust Modern Slavery Act and supporting businesses with resources in their role in ending modern slavery. Be Slavery Free (then known as STOP THE TRAFFIK) was the 2017 winner of Anti-Slavery Australia’s Freedom Award for “Recognition of campaigning excellence to prevent modern slavery.” Be Slavery Free seeks to end modern slavery through engaging business and community cultures to be slavery-free; curating and convening conversations that promote best practice learning and through designing and experimenting with system changes and collaborations.

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