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February 2014 - Presentation at UNWomen event in Singapore on how Microsoft is working to use technology to combat human trafficking.

February 2014 - Presentation at UNWomen event in Singapore on how Microsoft is working to use technology to combat human trafficking.

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  • 1. - Bill Gates
  • 2. As a signatory to the UN Global Compact, we are committed to: • Universal Declaration of Human Rights • International Covenant on civil and Political Rights • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural rights • International Labor Organization Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work Our approach to human rights issues is premised on four key beliefs: • The Power of Technology to Promote Human Rights • A Global Approach • Constructive Engagement • Good Governance/Rule of Law
  • 3. Thinkuknow in Australia is an example of our partnership with NetAlert and The Virtual Global Taskforce . Microsoft will provide on the ground training for teachers and parents on the latest internet security and safety practices as well as infrastructure and content. (Formely the DNA Foundation) Supported by an industry coalition this organization support tech initiatives that disrupt predatory behavior and work to make the internet a more hostile environment for those who seek to exploit children. Supports awareness campaigns and moves prevention websites to the top of trigger word searches. Research Grants for research into sex trafficking and opportunities for technology
  • 4. Best Practices to Help File Hosting and File Sharing Companies Fight the Distribution of Child Sexual Exploitation Content
  • 5. 3. Enforcement CETS Microsoft, Canadian police, and international law enforcement officers developed the Child Exploitation Tracking System (CETS), a unique software tool that helps law enforcement officials collaborate and share information with other police services. Photo DNA Microsoft is are partnering with NetClean to make our Microsoft PhotoDNA image matching technology available to law enforcement at no cost to help enhance their child sex abuse investigations – empowering them to more efficiently identify and rescue victims and bring abusers to justice.
  • 6. 4. Real Impact Visayan Foundation Forum, Philippines Lilibeth Masamloc was rescued from a life of human trafficking and provided with ICT and life skills training and guidance. Now a social worker, she helps others as manager of the Kasambahay education center and president of the SUMAPI training and advocacy organization.
  • 7. Clair Deevy Corporate Social Responsibility Lead, Microsoft Asia Pacific @cdeeme