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Early and Forced Marriage - Links to Domestic Servitude and Sexual Exploitation 

Duration 
1 day 
Trainer 
Craig Barlow 
 
Craig is an Independent Forensic Social Worker, Criminologist and PhD Student at the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation. He regularly works as an Expert Advisor to Prosecuting Counsel in Cases of Trafficking of Human Beings, Slavery and Servitude. Most recently he was the Expert Advisor in the first successful conviction for Domestic Servitude in a Marriage Context, a case that was hailed by the CPS and anti-slavery charities as “Groundbreaking”. 

AIM 

Building on the Introduction to the Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery programme this course examines specifically the issues of women and girls being trafficked for sexual exploitation and domestic servitude and the overlap with early and forced marriage. Related concepts that will be covered include honour related crime, cultural and political contexts and prevalence. 
 

OBJECTIVES 

Differentiate between legitimate arranged marriages and forced and early marriages. 
Describe and explain the interface between early and forced marriage, trafficking, sexual exploitation and domestic servitude. 
Use trauma models to explain the concept of “Invisible Handcuffs” and links to honour based violence. 
Present the relevant parts of current legislation and policy developments and highlight the special characteristics of Domestic Servitude compared with other forms of exploitation. 

PROGRAMME 

Morning : 09:00 - 12:45 
Afternoon : 13:30 - 16:30 
09:00 
Registration 
09:30 
Definitions of Terms 
Vunerability and Risk Factors 
11:00 
Break 
11:20 
Perpetrator Characteristics 
12:45 
Lunch 
13:30 
“Invisible Handcuffs” Traumatic Entrapment 
15:00 
Break 
15:20 
Towards Prevention, Protection and Prosecution 
16:15 
Evaluation and Close 
 
 
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