Modern Slavery

is happening

Together We Can Stop It

Stop Modern Slavery

What is Modern Slavery

Someone is in slavery if they are:  Forced to work / owned or controlled by an 'employer' / dehumanised / treated as a commodity or property / have restrictions placed on their freedom of movement

 

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Did you know?

There are an estimated 35.8 MILLION victims of modern slavery in the world today*

Since 2009 almost 1,500 CHILDREN in the UK have been identified as potential victims of human trafficking**

In 2013 it was estimated that 10,000 - 13,000 people were potential victims of modern slavery in the UK†

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948 states that:

"No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms"

However, slavery is still happening today, affecting men, women and children near you.

 

What can i do?

Help to end slavery and exploitation and help make others aware of this growing issue that is happening on our doorsteps. Know the signs and look out for them.

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The Partnership

Find out more about how we are tackling modern slavery across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

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Rights & Responsibilities

Find out more about human rights and how we can protect the most vulnerable by working together

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References

* Walk Free Foundation (2014) Global Slavery Index. View source

** Silverman, B. Home Office (2014) Modern Slavery: an application of Multiple Systems Estimation. View source

† National Crime Agency (2014) Human Trafficking: National Referral Mechanism Statistics April to June 2014. View source