Tag Archives: Modern Slave Trade

Excitement as new Modern Slavery Act announced

You may have seen the recent announcement by Home Secretary Theresa May that the UK government is to introduce next year a new Modern Slavery Act to toughen existing legislation. A Modern Slavery Commissioner will also be appointed to ensure … Continue reading

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50th Human Traficking Survivor welcomed at Unseen UK safe-house

It’s a milestone Unseen UK are proud to have achieved with help: Unseen recently welcomed the 50th survivor through its doors. In just two years they’ve given 50 women the support they’ve needed to recover from their trafficking experiences and … 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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UK anti-trafficking efforts need overhaul, says report

Efforts to combat human trafficking in the UK are ”shambolic” and in urgent need of reform, according to a new report by the Centre for Social Justice. Video here.

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Human Trafficking and Suffolk

In yesterday’s Ipswich Star was this story about a 13 year old girl from a “troubled” family, being made a sex slave over four days, after being trafficked from her home in London to Ipswich. “In order to do so, … Continue reading

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Mali’s Other Crisis

Slavery Still Plagues Mali and Insurgency Could Make It Worse. From here. Hundreds of thousands were — and are — victims of modern slavery, and the recent upheaval there has thrown a wrench into international activists’ long-running efforts to put … Continue reading

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