How to Identify and Respond to Forced Marriages – Slavery in Australia

My Blue Sky providing education on how to identify and respond to forced marriages – and how to help those affected get the support they need.

Listen: Professor Jennifer Burn speaks on Mornings with Fee about how modern day slavery is impacting lives in Australia today.

By Fiona CameronThursday 4 Aug 2022Mornings with FeeSocial JusticeReading Time: 1 minute

My Blue Sky run by Anti-Slavery Australia provides a foundational education on forced marriage in Australia, showing frontline workers how to identify and respond to forced marriages – and how to help those affected get the support they need.

Slavery is often hidden in homes, in forced marriages or domestic servitude, in restaurants, on farms and on building sites. What is common to all of these examples, is that someone is being exploited and controlled. Professor Jennifer Burn speaks on Mornings with Fee about how modern day slavery is impacting lives in Australia today, and how we can support those currently being taken advantage of.

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My Blue Sky is run by Anti-Slavery Australia – a non-profit centre in the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney, led by Professor Jennifer Burn.

With over 20 years of experience providing free legal and migration support to people experiencing forced marriage and other forms of modern slavery in Australia. My Blue Sky also focus on real-world research with high impact, and create leading educational and training programs.