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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.

Two people charged with slavery offences in St Albans

Police carried out an investigation and 

Customers must report firms they think are using trafficked workers

New anti-slavery commissioner urges consumers to alert authorities to staff they suspect to be victims of exploitation. 

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South East MEP to launch report into human trafficking

South East MEP Catherine Bearder has announced she will be launching a European Parliament report looking into the implementation of the EU's human trafficking law: 'Human trafficking is on the rise across Europe but still not enough is being done to crack down on this vile trade and ensure victi

How Employers Can Prepare For The Modern Slavery Act

Employers will soon be required to publish a modern slavery statement setting out how they protect against slavery in their supply chains.

The UK's new immigration bill creates perfect conditions for slavery to thrive

By creating a ‘hostile environment’ for undocumented migrants, Britain is enabling exploiters to control victims and silence those who complain.

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