Slavery Free at The Hay Festival, featuring Emily Vaughn, author “ENSLAVED: My True Story of Survival”

"Enslaved" Join Slavery Free founder and journalist/broadcaster Libby Sutcliffe in conversation at the world-famous Hay Festival, with Veronica Clark, ghostwriter for Emily Vaughn, author of the new book "ENSLAVED: My True Story of Survival" and Shaun Sawyer, NPCC Lead for Modern Slavery. More info is here. Friday 4 June 2021, 1pm – 1.50pm

Slavery Free at The Hay Festival, featuring Emily Vaughn, author “ENSLAVED: My True Story of Survival”2021-04-27T13:25:13+00:00

Coronavirus could trigger surge in modern slavery

DAILY MIRROR Coronavirus could trigger surge in modern slavery, campaigners say. The claim comes in a letter from a cross-party group of MPs and peers. But the Government insisted checks on "high-risk" cases by a gangbusters squad were still taking place  

Coronavirus could trigger surge in modern slavery2020-05-23T13:08:56+00:00

Safe Car Wash app reveals hundreds of potential slavery cases

BBC NEWS: Safe Car Wash app reveals hundreds of potential slavery cases BBC NEWS: Nearly 1,000 reports of potential human trafficking were made in the first five months of an app enabling hand car wash users to report concerns over workers.

Safe Car Wash app reveals hundreds of potential slavery cases2019-04-07T16:39:10+00:00

Modern slavery cases ‘rise by over a third’

BBC NEWS: Modern slavery cases 'rise by over a third' BBC NEWS: The number of potential trafficking and modern slavery victims reported to the authorities has risen by 36% in a year, National Crime Agency figures show.

Modern slavery cases ‘rise by over a third’2019-04-07T16:46:18+00:00

Don’t turn a blind eye to hand car wash exploitation, say MPs

BBC article on car wash exploitation BBC NEWS: The government has been urged to "not turn a blind eye to" the exploitation of workers in hand car washes.The plea came after the government rejected a call for a trial licensing scheme to try to tackle the issue

Don’t turn a blind eye to hand car wash exploitation, say MPs2019-02-04T15:29:28+00:00

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act

In July 2018, the Home Secretary announced a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The members are Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss. This report addresses the question: “how to ensure the independence of the Anti-Slavery Commissioner."

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act2018-12-18T16:16:12+00:00

EU slavery victims at risk of re-exploitation after Brexit

THE INDEPENDENT European victims of modern slavery risk being pushed back into exploitation after Brexit following an admission by the immigration minister that trafficking survivors may have to pay to secure their status.

EU slavery victims at risk of re-exploitation after Brexit2018-11-07T19:07:40+00:00

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