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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.

Trafficking victim at risk of being re-trafficked not entitled to protection from the Home Office, Court rules

The case is that of TDT v Secretary Of State for the Home Department in which the court has ruled against the claimant.

Home Office unites with charities to end slavery


Charities and campaigners at the forefront of efforts to end modern slavery in the UK and overseas have come together today (1 August 2016) at a roundtable hosted by the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, and the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland.

 

Theresa May pledges £33m boost for fight against slavery in Britain

The battle against modern slavery in Britain is to get a £33m boost, Theresa May has announced.

Slavery and human trafficking claims 'not investigated properly'

Reports of human trafficking and modern slavery in Britain are not being investigated properly, the UK’s anti-slavery commissioner has said.

Congratulations ATLEU - Legal Aid Firm of the Year

A huge congratulations to the Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU) on winning legal aid firm/not-for-profit agency at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards 2016 for all their tremendous work representing victims of human trafficking and modern slavery. 

Vatican Judicial Summit on Human Trafficking

 

US State Department publishes Trafficking in Persons Report

The US State Department has highlighted the inadequacies of the UK's long-term support for victims of human trafficking in its 2016 Trafficking in Persons report. 

Nominations open for Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards 2016

Th Foundation is beginning to make plans for Anti-Slavery Day on 18th October. As ever, we will be marking the occasion with our annual Media Awards.

The gangsters on our doorstep

In the bleak flatlands of East Anglia, migrant workers are controlled by criminal gangs, and some are forced to commit crimes to pay off their debts. This is what happens when cheap labour is our only priority.

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