West Midlands Regional Anti Trafficking Network - Multi-agency approach
21 January 2014
The West Midlands Regional Anti Trafficking Network (RAT Network) is a great example of multi-agency approach to fighting human trafficking. It has been in existence since 2008. It is a network of practitioners who are concerned with the trafficking of people in their day-to-day work, which impacts upon the West Midlands. The network covers the police areas of West Midlands, West Mercia and Staffordshire Police Services, but is not constrained by Police geographical borders. It is one of only a very small number of networks in the UK, but is by far the largest.
A new Modern Slavery Bill: The Foundation’s role
18 December 2013
The Foundation is working alongside many organisations working at the rock face of human trafficking to ensure that the Government introduces a world class Modern Slavery Bill.
The GLA plays a crucial role in protecting vulnerable workers. Yet some major challenges loom on the horizon...
15 November 2013
The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) recently held a seminar entitled 'Reality Or Rhetoric: New And Emerging Trends of Labour Exploitation in the GLA’s Sector'. This working session provided an excellent opportunity to explore the strategic challenges currently faced by the GLA in tackling exploitation of workers in the agricultural sector.
Eaves Launches ‘A Tiny Protest’ Campaign Calling on the Government to Implement Major Reforms in the upcoming Modern Slavery Bill
15 November 2013
On Wednesday 13th of November, Eaves, the UK’s leading charity supporting female victims of trafficking, launched a new campaign.
The link between human trafficking and the chocolate supply chain - Where does your chocolate come from?
6 November 2013
Consumers should inform themselves and be aware on the product they are purchasing
Oscar-nominated film on child slavery in India comes to UK cities
21 October 2013
Moving and powerful short film ‘Kavi’ sheds light on India’s lost childhood
Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards 2013
17 October 2013
Check out the winners of the third edition of our Anti-Slavery Day Media Award!
The situation for human trafficking victim care and legal system - a brief comparison between UK and Romania
2 October 2013
A brief comparison of the legal system and victim care in UK and Romania
Internet and the human trafficking issue – The Global Online Counter Child Trafficking Conference coming up in October
1 October 2013
The Global Online Counter Child Trafficking Conference 2013 will take place on the 16-18 October and will be a great opportunity for practitioners to share their experience in counter human trafficking.
A new Modern Slavery Bill
2 September 2013
Concerns as to whether a Home Office bill will address gaps in support for victims of trafficking.