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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

‘Romanians to the Rescue’

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You could probably have chosen your own betting odds on a Daily Mail ‘Romanians to the Rescue’ Easter splash a few months ago. But that is exactly what we read… Read More

Help in the storm

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A food parcel arrived this week at the home of 14 year old Mala, one of many survivors of slavery that Justice and Care is providing emergency support to in… Read More

Slavery in a lockdown

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What happens to thousands of people living as slaves when a nation goes into lockdown? Few have ever had to answer this question, especially in Britain. Yet we are about… Read More

A beacon of hope in Bangladesh: Darsha’s story

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Teenager Darsha* was on her way to a study session for her upcoming school exams when she was kidnapped en-route and trafficked to Mumbai, India. Darsha had been living with… Read More

Jaya’s Story: On the frontline in Bangladesh

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Women cooking together

Right now more than 370 survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking are currently being supported by frontline staff at Justice and Care – staff like Jaya*, who estimates that… Read More