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.

They include Kareem Shaheen’s work on how Syrians were being forced into sexual slavery in Lebanon, which won the award for best investigative newspaper article dealing with trafficking for sexual exploitation.

Annie Kelly and Hazel Thompson won the award for best investigative article dealing with trafficking or domestic servitude for their report on disappearing Filipino domestic workers while John Domokos and Harriet Grant were awarded in the category for best stage or film production dealing with modern slavery following their story on foreign domestic staff in London.

The best TV or radio drama or documentary dealing with human trafficking went to Catherine Carr’s report for BBC Radio, 4 Woman’s Hour on ‘India’s Trafficked Children’.

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