Monday, April 24, 2006

University of Rhode Island Online Courses in Trafficking

The Women's Studies Department at the University of Rhode Island has announced two online courses on human trafficking and slavery to be taught this Summer & Fall by Donna Hughes, Ph.D.

Go to the online course catalog for information on how to register.

The courses will be taught entirely online, so you can enroll and complete these courses from anywhere in the world. During the Summer session, URI offers a substantial reduction in the tuition rate. These courses are appropriate for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals working in the field.

Course #1:
Summer 2006 (May 22 to July 28, 2006)
WMS 490 "Human Trafficking and Contemporary Slavery"
This course focuses on contemporary human trafficking and slavery, including sex trafficking, bonded labor, forced labor, child soldiers, and domestic servant slavery.

Course #2:
Fall 2006 (Sept 6 to Dec 11, 2006)
WMS 490 "Campaigns and Services for Victims of Trafficking and Slavery"
This course focuses on historical and contemporary campaigns for ending human trafficking and slavery and on providing services to contemporary victims of human trafficking and slavery.

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