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Guardian investigations win anti-slavery media awards

The Guardian’s role in highlighting the human cost of modern slavery, trafficking and sexual exploitation has been recognised in a series of awards marking Anti-Slavery Day.

Anti-Slavery Day Awards 2016

The winners of the Anti-Slavery Day Awards 2016 were announced at the State Rooms of Speaker's House on Tuesday 18th October.

Day 46: Is there life after the Safe House for Survivors of Modern Slavery?

A new report from the Human Trafficking Foundation exposes how victims of modern slavery and human trafficking rescued in the UK are abandoned after 45 days.

UK urged to improve protection of child victims of human trafficking

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) has urged the United Kingdom to improve the identification and protection of child victims of traffickin

European Parliamentarians Fighting Modern Day Slavery

On the 27th-28th September, the Human Trafficking Foundation facilitated a workshop at the Romanian Parliament exploring what role Parliaments might play in fighting modern slavery and human trafficking.

Prime Minister urges international action to stamp out modern slavery

The Prime Minister sought to galvanise international action to stamp out modern slavery when she brought together leaders, representatives of international organisations and experts in the margins of the UN General Assembly.

Trafficking of Nigerian women into prostitution in Europe 'at crisis level'

The trafficking of Nigerian women from Libya to Italy by boat is reaching “crisis” levels, with traffickers using migrant reception centres as holding pens for women who are then collected and forced into prostitution across Europe, the UN’s International Office for Migration (IOM) warns.

Trafficking victim at risk of being re-trafficked not entitled to protection from the Home Office, Court rules

The case is that of TDT v Secretary Of State for the Home Department in which the court has ruled against the claimant.

Home Office unites with charities to end slavery


Charities and campaigners at the forefront of efforts to end modern slavery in the UK and overseas have come together today (1 August 2016) at a roundtable hosted by the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, and the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland.

 

Theresa May pledges £33m boost for fight against slavery in Britain

The battle against modern slavery in Britain is to get a £33m boost, Theresa May has announced.

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