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Step 1: Log into your A21 account on www.A21.org or create your new account.
Step 2: Select your online store in the top left corner on Other(USD).
Step 3: Select SHOP on the top right hand side.
Step 4: Scroll down to Education, you will see only the Human Trafficking Awareness Programme is listed for South Africa and Thailand. Please add to cart the Human Trafficking Awareness Programme Training Programme (first resource) and the Human Trafficking Awareness Programme - South Africa (second resource). Then check out.
Step 5: You will have the option to update your billing details, once this is complete you will be able to click download.
Take time to work through the 3 sessions and videos to familiarise yourselves with the programme, so if anyone ask you about the programme you are able to explain the sessions and also be able to facilitate.
Please go through the A21 website to download this Resource.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 021 551 0971.
Follow Diane Scimone's blog and learning more
If you are young (or not so young) and passionate about making a difference, the first place to start is to read and learn more about counter human trafficking
Diana Scimone shares valuable information on her blog page on the Born2Fly website. Her book "Audacious" is a must read.
Affected for Life is a film is an awareness raising tool to exemplify some of the key facets of human trafficking, including the differences between human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.
Created in 2009
South Africa National Helplines are:
0800 073 728
0800 222 777
All the resources below can be found and downloaded under A21.org/Education including versions for South Africa as well.
Parent Guide for Teens: This resource help parent to have conversation with their children about human trafficking, personal value, boundaries and online safety.
Parent Guide for Children: This resource help parents to have conversation with their children about human trafficking, personal value, boundaries and online safety. Please share this download link with as many parents so we can help parents feel more equipped on this topic.
Student Safety Guide: It's a guide for teenagers about digital safety and how to spot when they are groomed online. Please review this resource under Safety Guides. It's underneath the parent guides.
Educator Guide: How can education play a role in combatting human trafficking? It can by equipping teachers about human trafficking so that they can identify if a student is being groomed. Please review this resource under Safety Guides. It's underneath the parent guides.
Safe Employment Guide: Globally, false work offers has been the main recruitment method. In the Safe Employment Guide we assist anyone who is looking for a work opportunity to first vet an offer and evaluate what kind of signs they should be aware off. Please review this resource under Safety Guides. It's underneath the parent guides.
Digital Safety Resources: In this guide we highlight the most popular apps and what their function is. Please review this resource under Safety Guides. It's underneath the parent guides.
Primary Prevention Programme (Ages 7 - 12)
Human Trafficking Awareness Programme (Ages 13+)
Facilitator Training Resources: These videos are part of the education programmes as well.
This has been designed by Jacqueline Fourie, Small Voice Human Trafficking, in collaboration with educational experts, teachers, occupational therapists etc. It is a 1 hour awareness presentation on Human Trafficking that is aimed at children aged from 10 - 18 years old. Please connect with her to find out more about the program and how to get some training on how to use it.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Intersection of Healthcare and Human Trafficking
Dr. Katherine Welch the founder of Relentless, Berlin Germany has launched a free online training course under the title of “The Intersection of Healthcare and Human Trafficking."
In this training course, Katherine explores a number of areas including:
What is Human Trafficking? , Trauma Informed Care, Physical Health Challenges, Mental Health Challenges, Self-Care, and Frequently Asked Questions.
Katherine also makes some of her Guidelines and Protocols available. The course material was sponsored by a grant and is being made available free of charge.
You can access this course at relentless.thinkific.com. Once you are on the website you register and thenclick on the course, enrol and you will have immediate access to the training.
A Reality Unseen: Human Trafficking in South Africa and The Silence beyond the river: Encounters with the lives of Ukuthwala
Photographer Melanie Doucakis presents two different yet interrelated manifestations of exploitation and abuse of girls and women in South Africa. A Media Monitoring AfricaProject.