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Theresa May strategy to tackle modern day slavery

Published on July 31st, 2016 | by CCAT

Theresa May has announced a 3 part strategy to attack modern day slavery in Britain. In an article for the Sunday Telegraph she commits to personally chairing a new Cabinet task force which will be set up ... Read More


Modern Slavery Act influencing a sentence

Published on July 23rd, 2016 | by CCAT

A family who trafficked and enslaved two Hungarian women to force them into prostitution has been jailed and given Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Orders (STPOs) under the Modern Slavery Act. The STPOs require the family, on ... Read More


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Grassroots Award for CCAT

Published on July 15th, 2016 | by CCAT

CCAT have been awarded one of the Croydon Commitment Grassroots Awards presented to charities. These Grassroots occasions have been in place since 2008 and this year there were 31 applicants. From these, CCAT was one of ... Read More


Chelsea Flower Show Garden

Published on May 22nd, 2016 | by CCAT

Modern slavery might not seem like a topic suited to the Chelsea Flower Show – but designer Juliet Sargeant has created a garden about exactly that. Look out for press publicity about this very different garden ... Read More



CCAT General Meeting March 2016

Published on April 16th, 2016 | by CCAT

CCAT General Meeting 22 March 2016 Peter Cox presented the Annual Report. It is 11 years since CCAT started, and the purpose of CCAT continues to prevent trafficking and slavery in Croydon and also to cooperate ... Read More


News Updates for April 2016

Published on April 15th, 2016 | by CCAT

A selection of various news items from around the UK  April 2016 Modern slavery: ignorance is no longer an excuse Changes to the Modern Slavery Act 2015, brought in to force companies to eradicate all traces ... Read More


Recognising the many faces of human trafficking

Guardian Article relating to Missing Migrant Children

Published on February 11th, 2016 | by CCAT

An article in the Guardian on Saturday 30 January highlighted one of the most pressing issues in the migrant crisis: An estimated 10,000 migrant/refugee children are missing after arriving in Europe, according to the EU’s Criminal ... Read More


Kevin Hyland

Anti Slavery Commissioner’s Strategy

Published on December 15th, 2015 | by Peter Cox

On 16th October 2015, Kevin Hyland, the Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner published his strategy for tackling Modern Day Slavery.  For those interested in this strategy, it  can be found here: Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Strategic Plan 2015–... Read More


Trafficking v Smuggling

Published on November 22nd, 2015 | by CCAT

Differences between Trafficking and Smuggling Some recent media coverage of the global refugee and migrant crisis has used the terms “trafficking” and “smuggling” of migrants interchangeably. However, in the context of movement of people the terms ... Read More

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