Rescued slaves abandoned as abusers go free
Theresa May is facing embarrassment after serious failings in her campaign against modern slavery were identified by a cross-party committee of MPs.
‘Inexcusable’ failures in UK’s response to modern slavery leaving victims destitute while abusers go free, report warns
“Inexcusable” failures in the UK’s system for dealing with modern slavery are leaving victims reduced to destitution while their abusers go free because they are not adequately supported to testify against them, an alarming report has warned.
Slaves miss out on £3m compensation
Convicted slavers have paid millions in compensation in the past three years but less than 5 per cent has reached their victims, Home Office figures show.
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.