Tag Archives: Human Trafficking

Slavery is not regretably unavoidable

The Guardian here has an article titled Slavery: just a ‘regrettably unavoidable’ aspect of business? It’s written by Director of Anti-Slavery International, Aidan McQuade It starts Politicians have been hesitant to tackle the issue for fear of upsetting business. What … Continue reading

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Anti Slavery Bill and Transparancy in supply Chains.

There is a need for there to be stronger legislation developed to prevent human trafficking taking place within business supply chains in the forth coming modern anti slavery bill. . Parts of the global supply chain in which human trafficking … Continue reading

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Home Office Minister Praises Slavery Charity

Home Office Minister, Karen Bradley, visited Bristol today (Monday 10 February) to see first hand the action being taken locally to tackle modern slavery. The Minister visited Unseen, a local charity established to prevent and provide support to victims of … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Human Trafficking Activists Voice their views to Frank Field MP

On Wednesday 29th January over 200 human trafficking activists from across the UK voiced their views on Government’s new draft Modern Slavery Bill. Rt Hon. Frank Field MP, chair of the Modern Slavery Bill Evidence Review, delivered a keynote address … Continue reading

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The Global Sexual Exploitation of Children

Today the Daily Mail says that Colombian street gangs sell girls as young as ten to drug lords and foreign tourists. From here. Trusted clients are offered brochures of the children – either physical copies or in an online version … Continue reading

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William Wilberforce’s heirs are ready to tackle the great evil of the age

Britain helped stamp out slavery once – now Theresa May is trying to do the same again the Telegraph says here. The Prime Minister has now agreed to pass a Modern Day Slavery Bill, which aims to extinguish today’s slave … Continue reading

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Modern Slavery happening in Ipswich

From the Daily Mail here. With manicures costing as little as £10 — and taking no more than half an hour — they offer the perfect affordable pick-me-up. However, behind the bright lights and spotless surfaces of the salons, there … Continue reading

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David Cameron at the human trafficking exhibition

The views expressed on this my wordpress blog are made in a personal capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of Suffolk County Council, Ipswich Conservatives, the Conservative Party or come to think of it anyone else. … Continue reading

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Modern Day Slavery

Yesterday in 1807 after 20 years of fighting for what is right, William Wilberforce won. The British slave trade was over. Coincidentally it is also Passover at the moment when Jews all over the world remember being set free from … Continue reading

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More needs to be done to tackle slavery in the UK

Ministers, the police and social workers have been accused of a “shocking” failure to prevent the spread of modern slavery in the UK, leading to sexual exploitation, forced labour and the domestic servitude of adults and children from across the … Continue reading

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