Unshackling Development: the development potential of anti-slavery

Unshackling Development: the development potential of anti-slavery

Recent evidence suggests that slavery harms not only its immediate victims, but also the communities in which they are enslaved - by depressing wages, harming public health, and reducing productivity. The resulting harms are inter-generational. With an estimated 46 million slaves alive today, that is a major drag on development. 

In December 2015 UN University published a report that I wrote exploring the UN's response to slavery, and suggesting ways that it might be strengthened - to unshackle development. This blog, written with Nick Grono, CEO of The Freedom Fund, summarizes some of the key findings. The original report can be found here

Upcoming events on crime, war and strategy in Oxford and London

Upcoming events on crime, war and strategy in Oxford and London

What Comes After the War on Drugs?

What Comes After the War on Drugs?