Human Trafficking Foundation

News

News & Blog

Anti-Slavery Day Awards 2018: Winners Announced!

On Monday 15th October, HTF was delighted to present the 2018 Anti-Slavery Day Awards at Speaker’s House. These awards go to those members of the journalists and film makers who have highlighted issues of human trafficking, as well as to individuals and organisations who have made an outstanding contribution to the fight against modern slavery.

Read More
NewsEuan Frasernews
Assisted Voluntary Return for Survivors of Modern Slavery: Survey

The Human Trafficking Foundation has developed a survey, with the support of International Organization for Migration, in an attempt to improve understanding of the voluntary return services available to survivors of modern slavery throughout the UK. This survey should be completed by organisations that provide direct assistance to survivors, including advocacy groups, NGO-run safe houses, local authorities or police.

Read More
NewsEuan Frasernews
Trafficking for labour exploitation: a roadmap to prevention

Trafficking for labour exploitation is at once a serious crime, a human rights breach and a violation of labour law. It happens all over the world, in every industry, yet still is poorly understood and often goes unnoticed and unreported. FLEX’s new report Risky Business: Tackling Exploitation in the UK Labour Market exposes the root causes of labour exploitation in the UK, and sets out a roadmap to prevent it by tackling head on the attitudes, practices and gaps in protection that allow exploitation to thrive.

Read More
BlogEuan Fraser
A pathway to recovery?

The pathway from ‘victim’ to ‘survivor’ of trafficking can be tricky to navigate. Each person’s circumstances will be different, but for many it will involve recovering from the effects of exploitation on their mental or physical health as well as addressing immediate material needs such as somewhere to live and money for food and essential supplies. 

Read More
BlogEuan Fraser