World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

By Jasmine Keating Sunday 20th June marks World Refugee Day – a day to raise awareness of the plight of refugee’s around the world whilst also celebrating the incredible achievements ...
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Child labour in the UK: 4 key trends you need to know

By Elizabeth Arif-Fear, Campaigner (CCAT) Across the globe, 12th June marks UN World Day against Child Labour. This year, the UN has critically named 2021 as International Year for the ...
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International Women’s Day

  MDS & Gender By Sal Fazal Every year since 1999, the United Nations General Assembly has marked 25thNovember as the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. ...
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Refugee Week

World Refugee Day #EveryActionCounts By Jana Lindschau, CCAT Campaigner Halfway through the year, 2020 has already revealed itself as a year full of challenges and dramatic social change (UNHCR, 2020a). ...
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Covid-19 & Human Trafficking

Covid-19 & Human Trafficking By Becki Bowie Periods of uncertainty and crisis can have significantly higher levels of affect on exploitation and human trafficking. Covid-19 is no different to this. ...
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Modern Slavery and the National Referral Mechanism

By Eamonn O’Reilly Modern Slavery Act The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is the UK legislation prohibiting modern slavery and human trafficking. It is applicable in England and Wales, but near-identical legislation ...
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The 23rd of August – A day to remember what was, recognise what is today and educate for tomorrow.

The International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition on the 23rd of August intends to inscribe the tragedy of the slave trade, its historic causes, ...
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LGBTQ+ and Human Trafficking

How discrimination can increase vulnerability By Joelle McKie, Digital Campaigner Who can fall victim to Human Trafficking? Our perception of this crime is heavily influenced by mainstream media, often resulting in ...
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The gendered side of modern slavery

4 ways women continue to be disproportionally exploited worldwide By Elizabeth Arif-Fear, Campaigner Friday 8th March marked International Women’s Day – a time when we celebrate the achievements of women across the ...
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