Modern Slavery

is happening

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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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Walk for Freedom

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Sign up to the Walk for Freedom on 20 October in Portsmouth

To register your attendance, and find out more details visit either Stop the Traffik Walk Event or the A21 Walk for Freedom Site

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