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FLEX launches Accountability Hub

The Accountability Hub aims to improve both government and corporate accountability for human trafficking, forced labour and slavery in national and global business supply chains.  The Hub does this by generating a broader discussion about how corporate accountability can be achieved and providin

Perpetrators of modern slavery are devastating our environment too

In many poor countries, environmental destruction is the tipping point that pushes vulnerable families into slavery. Unseasonal droughts, encroaching deserts, extreme flooding, the death of livestock, or illegal deforestation have a devastating impact on families already living on the brink.

Revealed: trafficked migrant workers abused in Irish fishing industry

African and Asian migrant workers are being routinely but illegally used as cheap labour on Irish fishing trawlers working out of some of the country’s most popular tourist ports, the Guardian can reveal.

Revealed: trafficked migrant workers abused in Irish fishing industry

African and Asian migrant workers are being routinely but illegally used as cheap labour on Irish fishing trawlers working out of some of the country’s most popular tourist ports, the Guardian can reveal.

What is the crime of human trafficking?

Experts explain that trafficking usually involves the movement of people for the purposes of exploitation.

The world has 21 million slaves – and millions of them live in the west

As a child growing up in one of Brazil’s poorest regions, I was used to seeing well-off families take in girls from poorer ones to come live in their homes and be brought up as one of their own. This was seen as an act of kindness.

Anti-Slavery Day 2015

Today, October 18th marks Anti-Slavery Day for the fifth consecutive year in the UK. Anti-Slavery Day was established by an Act of Parliament, instigated by the Human Trafficking Foundation’s Chairman former MP Anthony Steen.

Observer wins anti-slavery media award

Guardian and Observer reporter Annie Kelly and Mei-Ling McNamara have won the award for Best Investigative Article or Broadcast News Dealing with Child Trafficking at the 

First clinical evidence on mental health toll of human trafficking

A new study by researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London provides the first clinical evidence on the toll human trafficking has on mental health, including high levels of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression, among

Fourth Year Report from The Salvation Army

Fourth Year Report on The Salvation Army’s Adult Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Victim Care & Coordination Contract

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