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Spectrum of Exploitation Research Committee

Jan 15, 2022 | News

In January 2022, SWAN became a member of the Spectrum of Exploitation Research Committee, a 3-year project that brings together community partners, researchers, and persons with lived experience to explore solutions to supporting people who have, or may be at, increased risk for experiencing labour exploitation.

The project will pilot the Spectrum of Exploitation tool, an assessment and reflection tool, that provides a deeper understanding of systemic and individual factors that contribute to exploitation, ranging in degree from experiences of bias and racism, poor working conditions, labour violations, and human rights abuses.

SWAN collaborated with stakeholders in Ontario, including:


Women and Gender Equality Canada funded this project.

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