Human Trafficking

Monthly archive

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Trafficked women are still being prosecuted for crimes they were forced to commit

20th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

Female victims of human trafficking are still routinely being prosecuted for crimes, even though it breaches the law, a new report reveals.

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CARE CEO signs letter in the Guardian urging support for victims of trafficking

12th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE’s Chief Executive, joined leading anti-trafficking businesses and charities by calling on the Government to support the Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill.

Report launch in Parliament

No coherent plan to prevent trafficking says new charity report

11th Sep 2018
Louise Gleich

A new report from the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group (ATMG) of charities has concluded that the UK lacks an overall strategy to prevent human trafficking which leads to an inconsistent and fragmented approach. Lack of coordination

New unit will tackle exploitation of vulnerable young people

30th Aug 2018
James Mildred

The Government has announced a new national response unit will be established to help local authorities tackle the exploitation of young people. What the new unit will do

Prime Minister Theresa May meeting victims of trafficking in Nigeria

PM announces new support for victims of modern slavery in Nigeria

30th Aug 2018
Louise Gleich

Whilst in Nigeria this week the Prime Minister announced that the UK Government will provide support for victims of modern slavery in Nigeria. Counselling and vocational support

Big rise in modern slavery prosecutions but conviction rates stall

9th Aug 2018
James Mildred

There has been a sharp rise in the number of prosecutions for modern slavery, according to the latest figures, but conviction rates have stalled.

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The costs of exploitation

1st Aug 2018
Louise Gleich

The Home Office has this week released a report which tries to estimate the social and economic cost of crimes of modern slavery.

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Progress as Government extends child trafficking advocate scheme

31st Jul 2018
Rachael Adams

Child trafficking victims are one of the most vulnerable groups in society.

Modern Slavery costs billions annually

31st Jul 2018
Adrian Chira

New research from the Home Office has revealed the cost of modern slavery in the UK could be as high as £4.3billion annually, an average of just under £330,000 per victim.

UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

What role can we play to protect victims of trafficking in the UK?

30th Jul 2018
Rachael Adams

Modern slavery is an abhorrent crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes – including for sex, forced labour, domestic servitude, criminal activity and even sometimes for organ harvesting.