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Modern Slavery Statistics in the XXI century

2021-08-26T11:49:32+00:00

Understanding the numbers of modern slavery in the world allows us to better serve the victims, create better policies and follow up on the programs implemented.   In 2016, there were roughly 40.3 million victims of modern slavery around the world. This is equal to 5.4 victims every 1,000 people, of which 1 in 4 are children. Although the figures are alarming, this phenomenon of human rights violation remains largely unknown. Based on the classification and information of The Global Slavery Index 2018 and the International Labour Organization (ILO), below we present some of the statistics of modern slavery across the [...]

Modern Slavery Statistics in the XXI century2021-08-26T11:49:32+00:00

What is an accelerator?

2021-08-12T20:41:57+00:00

Accelerators select promising startups with an MVP and offer specific programming that allows startups to achieve in months what would have otherwise taken them years. Today's technology landscape is perfect for the emergence of new business ideas. Globalization, the deepening of the digital world and disruptive technologies provide solid ground to foster entrepreneurship. Today, new projects and ideas have access to a wide range of tools and platforms to help them go through the early stages of their project and find their place in the market. In this interconnected context, both incubators and accelerators form part of the toolkit available for [...]

What is an accelerator?2021-08-12T20:41:57+00:00

Slavery still exist: what is modern slavery and its common modalities

2021-08-12T20:43:01+00:00

What is modern slavery? It is estimated that there are approximately 40.3 million people in slavery today, 71% of whom are women and girls and 10 million are children. The numbers, despite being shocking, are still little known and, in many cases, totally ignored. Unfortunately, the estimations now known about modern slavery and forced labor are more than 3 years old. Without more recent data, it is estimated that the number of people in slavery must have continued increasing, specially during the pandemic and the confinements enacted around the world. In 2018 the organisation The Walk Free Foundation released a report [...]

Slavery still exist: what is modern slavery and its common modalities2021-08-12T20:43:01+00:00
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