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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.

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.

MSPs to vote on human trafficking bill

Scottish Government legislation to combat Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill faces its final hurdle in the Scottish Parliament today.

Anti-slavery raids in Portsmouth target nail bars and brothel

Nail bars were raided in a police crackdown on modern slavery in the city.

Detectives also searched a Thai massage parlour and a possible brothel in Portsmouth in a co-ordinated day of action trying to find victims.

Family jailed for trafficking Hungarian women for prostitution

A family who trafficked and enslaved two Hungarian women to force them into prostitution have been jailed.

Police rescued the women, aged 30 and 21, from a home in Spa Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester on 26 March.

Modern Slavery Partnership Launches in Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Modern Slavery is happening in Hampshire and Isle of Wight - in 2014 35 adults and 5 children were identified as as potential victims of trafficking. The Modern Slavery Partnership has been officially launched by Simon Hayes, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Hampshire Constabulary Chi

Pope Francis Calls on United Nations to Build ‘Universal Fraternity’

In contrast to the sometimes inspirational rhetoric of his address to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, the Pope’s address to the United Nations was philosophical, if not academic, with repeated references to past Catholic teaching and the founding codes of international law.

Police making modern day slavery inquiries

On the eve of an important conference on modern slavery Devon and Cornwall Police have announced a series of investigations are under way into cases of mod

Plymouth police chiefs to host modern slavery conference

Police chiefs, council bosses and church leaders will gather tomorrow to discuss the issue of modern slavery.

Woman awarded £184k in 'first caste discrimination' case

A woman recruited from India to be a domestic servant for a family in the UK and paid 11p an hour has been awarded almost £184,000 in unpaid wages.

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