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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

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 

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

The UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Launches Strategic Plan

The UK's first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland, has today launched his Strategic Plan to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking. The Plan outlines his objectives and priorities and the actions he will take. 

Slavery in UK: Victims 'need better support'

The treatment of some victims of modern slavery by UK authorities is "morally unacceptable", the country's first anti-slavery commissioner has said.

Kevin Hyland said some victims were not given proper support by authorities.

In numbers: People trafficking in Nigeria

The UK's first Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland has made Nigeria a high priority, as latest figures reveal a rise in the number potential trafficking victims brought to the UK.Here are some facts about the issue.

In Nigeria's slave trade, women traffic other women into prostitution

The woman sitting before us in an interview room in Benin City's anti-trafficking headquarters cuts a slight figure. Faith, aged just 25, shuffles her feet nervously, her head bowed.

Ending poverty key to preventing human trafficking

AS MSPs pass historic new laws to tackle human trafficking and protect victims, they should be commended for taking a strong first step in Scotland’s res­ponse to this illegal trade.

Hampshire Police have raided nine workplaces across Hampshire as part of an anti-slavery campaign

Police have raided nine premises across Hampshire today as part of a crackdown on modern slavery.

Scottish Parliament passes new laws to tackle human trafficking

New laws to tackle human trafficking and better protect its victims have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

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