Anti-Slavery Day 2020
Sunday 18th October 2020 is Anti-Slavery Day and aims to raise awareness of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.
Modern Slavery is a heinous and often hidden crime. It is referred to as “a situation where a person cannot refuse or leave because of threats, violence, coercion and abuse of power or deception”.
It includes slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking.
In 2016, 3,805 potential victims were identified and referred in the UK and in 2017, the Police in England and Wales recorded 2,25 modern slavery crimes. For more information on the different types of Modern Slavery, visit the anti-slavery website.
Below are a number of resources for Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.
There is also a Practice Point Training – ” Modern Slavery” that you could do at a team meeting or supervision session.
Please share these resources with your colleagues and networks , to raise awareness on how to spot the signs: