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Diversity & Inclusion Series: Human Trafficking - How do we ask the difficult questions?

Date: 8th March
Time: 1 pm
Duration: 1 Hour


On International Women’s Day, when people all over the world join to celebrate the social,economic, cultural and political achievements of women, UK Finance begins its D&I series by raising awareness of the role the financial services sector plays in tackling modern slavery and human trafficking. Not only a violation of victims’ human rights, trafficking has profound effects on national economies and the global supply chain. It is estimated that over 40 million people are currently enslaved of whom 79 per cent are women and children.


 

Karen Baxter, UK Finance's MD, Information Strategy for economic Crime, is joined by Pete Barnes, Group Head of Financial Crime Investigations at Standard Chartered Bank, and Geraldine Lawlor, Global Lead for Financial Crime, KPMG to discuss:

  • The findings of the recent financial sector report by the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • How certain typologies have been useful in understanding other crimes, such as domestic violence
  • Whether current banking products go far enough to identify victims
  • How governments and NGOs can work with banks and financial services to protect society's most vulnerable
  • How we make better use of existing tools to help prevent and combat human trafficking in the digital age.

Speakers:

Presenter
Karen Baxter
Managing Director, Intelligence Strategy for Economic Crime
UK Finance
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Presenter
Peter Barnes
Executive Director, Group Head of i3 Investigations and PDD
Standard Charterd Bank
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Presenter
Geraldine Lawlor
Global Lead for Financial Crime
KPMG
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Presenter
Ruth Dearnley
CEO
Stop The Traffik
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