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Alleged slavery case shines light on need for awareness of exploitation

Did you see last week’s news? An unprecedented case of alleged modern-day slavery was revealed, with three women released from an unnoticed 30 years of captivity. 421 more words

Human Trafficking

It Happens Here...

Today the Centre for Social Justice released a report “It Happens Here” detailing what they call a ‘shameful’ failure to address human trafficking in the UK. 483 more words


Where does the buck stop?

The stark link between big business and human trafficking was hard to ignore this week in the Guardian report 146 more words
Human Trafficking

What the world thinks of your country’s anti-trafficking efforts

The US State Department’s 2012 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report was released yesterday. It ranks each of the world’s nations for their compliance with US and global anti-trafficking laws using a three tier grading system, and aims to broaden understanding of ‘trafficking in people’ to include adults and children forced into work or servitude. 423 more words

Human Trafficking

British sex gangs documentry on tonight

Dispatches documentry tonight at 10.30, channel 4 investigating British gangs grooming young girls for sex.

The programme highlights the grooming of young girls for sexual exploitation, an issue linked closely to internal trafficking. 390 more words

Human Trafficking

Balancing migration with prevention and detection of trafficking

This past week, a British woman was jailed for six months and ordered to pay £3,000 compensation to a 21-year old Tanzanian woman who she kept as a slave in her home. 321 more words