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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


Traffickers on the move

Published on June 1st, 2015 | by CCAT

A recent report is highlighting the fact that traffickers are moving their operations around the country. A report from a Cheshire newspaper (see link below) describes an operation across several police forces, together with the National ... Read More


Speaking out against trafficking

Debate about Moral Buying

Published on May 5th, 2015 | by CCAT

The Modern Slavery Bill included reference to removing slavery from the supply chains. However, details of how this is to be achieved are still unclear. Will you give some thought about the following and feed back your ideas? The ... Read More


Trafficking in the news

Published on April 22nd, 2015 | by CCAT

The talk now is about stopping human traffickers from putting desperate people on boats heading for Europe, which is right, but only part of the solution. Sorting out the problems in the source countries must be ... Read More


Finding Traffickers

Anti-Slavery Bill is Now Law

Published on April 13th, 2015 | by CCAT

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and has now passed as an Act of Parliament.  This means that anti-slavery is now part of UK law.  The Bill consolidates the current offences ... Read More


CCAT report for 2014

Published on February 4th, 2015 | by CCAT

At the end of January the CCAT General Meeting was held in Croydon. A report from the Trustees outlined the work of CCAT during 2014. In particular, continuing extensive efforts had been put into intelligence gathering, ... Read More


Human Trafficking - Spot the Signs

CCAT Shapes New UK Anti-Slavery Laws

Published on November 23rd, 2014 | by CCAT

Here is little Croydon making a significant contribution to communication on a huge piece of national legislation made by the Chair of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group Against Human Trafficking Fiona Mactaggart MP. CCAT has ... Read More


Marsh Award Anti Slavery Day

CCAT receives Parliamentary award

Published on November 13th, 2014 | by CCAT

CCAT’s work, and in particular, it’s inspiring leadership have been recognised with a prestigious award by Parliament as part of Anti Slavery Day 2014.  CCAT was honoured with the Marsh Award for Outstanding Contribution to the ... Read More

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