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Time for Action: Anti-Slavery Day 2020

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Exactly nine years ago I marked my first Anti-Slavery Day, having been invited to a number of events by its founder Anthony Steen including a reception at 10 Downing Street. … Read More

Sparking systemic change: Slavery in supply chains

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Last week the UK Government committed to implementing more ideas presented by Justice and Care, in its response to calls to strengthen action against slavery in supply chains. The Transparency… Read More

Rescued in India: Bringing freedom and justice

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The rescue of a teenage victim of slavery – made possible by our Bangladesh team, has led to another girl being set free and a human trafficking ring identified.   Last… Read More

Slavery in the Pandemic: Part 2

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Last week the Home Office published its latest quarterly statistics on the number of slavery victims entering what is known as the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) – a system for… Read More

Aleya’s Story: Reunited with her Mother

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Aleya grew up in extreme poverty and her father died when she was seven-years-old. Rather than go to school, to simply survive Aleya ended up being sent to work as… Read More

Statues and slavery

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A debate is raging about whether it was right to tear down Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol, and whether other statues should face the same treatment. Today the Mayor of… Read More

Responding to the killing of George Floyd

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Like so many others I find myself horrified at the appalling, tragic and racist death of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis. This was a man pleading for breath, held under… Read More

Rescued at the Port of Dover

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A victim we have supported is Ioana, a Romanian girl in her late teens. The police rescued her as she was being trafficked into the UK by an organised crime… Read More

Dhaka’s dilemma

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The room was laden with electric fans but the air remained hot and stuffy. Barred windows were open, the walls were crumbling, the stairs were slippery and the fabric piled… Read More

It only takes a minute to take a stand

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At Justice and Care people often ask us what they can practically do, as individuals, to fight slavery. It is a brilliant question, particularly because ‘getting involved’ is not always… Read More