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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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Coming up in Croydon: A Stage Play about Modern Slavery 5-6 July 2019

Come and join us to watch a compelling performance in our local community.  Matthew’s Yard are hosting a stage play entitled ‘Invisible’ from 5-6 July 2019.  Tickets are available to ...
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Slavery at your local car wash

Thousands of workers in hand car washes are thought to be victims of modern slavery , paid little or nothing for an 11-hour shift and forced to live in squalid accommodation. Mirror ...
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Modern Slavery raising awareness in the news

An estimated 40.3 million people were victims of modern slavery in 2016, a quarter of them children, according to new global slavery statistics released today. The figures, from the UN’s ...
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Brexit and Modern Slavery

A report from the Anti -Trafficking Monitoring Group, sets out the likely impact of Brexit on the UK’s efforts against modern day slavery. Recommendations are included on the steps to ...
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