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Anti-Slavery Day media Awards 2019 shortlist

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BEST WRITTEN OPINION PIECE DEALING WITH MODERN SLAVERY OR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

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  1. The UK asylum system has created the perfect conditions for modern slavery to thrive
    Alicia Kidd, Elizabeth Faulkner and Lorena Arocha, Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull

  2. Businesses of all sizes are complicit in modern slavery and must do more to confront this evil
    Iqbal Wahhab, High Sheriff of Greater London and chair of the Nuffield Centre for Social Investigation’s Advisory Board

  3. The Government’s victim protection scheme is deeply flawed. It needs reform
    Luis C.deBaca, former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

  4. The government must honour its duty to victims of modern slavery
    Iain Duncan Smith, Conservative MP

BEST WRITTEN NEWS PIECE DEALING WITH MODERN SLAVERY OR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  1. Modern slavery victims 'drawn back into exploitation' after Home Office slashes support
    May Bulman, The Independent

  2. Children at risk of having their organs harvested flee to UK to escape criminal gangs

    Gabriella Swerling, The Telegraph

  3. Woman raped and beaten as a child slave wins compensation after failure from authorities

    Martin Bentham, Evening Standard

  4. 'It was better in a Polish prison than being a slave in UK': One of 400 victims of Europe's biggest slavery gang reveals horror of living in abject squalor and working for 50p a day

    Richard Spillett, Mail Online

BEST INVESTIGATIVE NEWS ARTICLE DEALING WITH MODERN SLAVERY OR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  1. BUILT WITH BRIT CASH The luxury town where rich Romanian gangsters build mega mansions from British money and child slavery

    Stephen McGrath, The Sun

  2. 'Organ trafficking in Egypt: ‘They locked me in and took my kidney’

    Sean Columb, University of Liverpool, published in the Guardian

  3. Rape and abuse: the price of a job in Spain’s strawberry industry?
    Annie Kelly, The Guardian

  4. EXCLUSIVE - UK found sending home dozens of slavery victims despite re-trafficking fears

    Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

BEST BROADCAST PIECE DEALING WITH MODERN SLAVERY OR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  1. The police raids aiming to combat trafficking

    Claire Jones, The Victoria Derbyshire Show

  2. Finding Freedom - The Fight Against Modern Slavery

    Paul Kenyon, BBC File on 4

  3. After the Boats
    Naomi Grimley, Imogen Anderson, Olivia Lace-Evans, BBC World Service

  4. Life After Slavery

    Kieran Guilbert, Shanshan Chen, Thomson Reuters Foundation

BEST FILM DEALING WITH MODERN SLAVERY OR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  1. Doing Money

    Renegade Pictures, shown on BBC Two

  2. Westerners 'fuelling child sex video rise'

    Mike Thomson, Victoria Derbyshire Show

  3. Nigeria's sex trafficking curse

    Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Kagho Idhebor, Valeria Cardi, Thomson Reuters Foundation

SPECIAL AWARD FOR MEDIA OUTLET MAKING AN OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY

  1. Thomson Reuters Foundation

  2. The Guardian: Modern-day Slavery in Focus

  3. The Independent

  4. The Sun: Stamp Out Slavery Campaign

Shortlisted Media Nominations will be judged by our panel of experts

Steve Carey, Head of Delivery and Police NRM Reform, Modern Slavery Police Transformation Unit
Katherine Lawson, of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner’s Office
Kathryn Baldacchino, Anti-Trafficking Programme Manager at the British Red Cross
Rebecca Griffiths, Assistant Director of Children’s Services and Lead for Barnardo’s National Counter Trafficking Service
Dr Carole Murphy, Deputy Director, Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery, St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Kate Garbers, Director of Unseen UK
Rabiya Ravat, Deputy Director of National Operations, Migrant Help UK
Robyn Phillips, Modern Slavery & Exploitation Partnerships and Community Coordinator, Stop the Traffik
Andrew Smith, Chair, Humber Modern Slavery Partnership and Founder/CEO Hull Homeless Community Project