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  • Launch of animation to protect children from Grooming and Exploitation
    Following last week’s release of a music video tackling the issue of County Lines drug dealing, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Humberside has teamed up with the Humber Modern Slavery Partnership and local award-winning production company My Pockets to produce…
  • National Recognition for our work to combat Modern Slavery
    The Humber Modern Slavery Partnership, supported by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for Humberside, has been recognised in this year’s iESE Public Sector Transformation Awards, receiving a Certificate of Excellence in the category of ‘Working Together’ for our work to tackle…
  • Almost half of senior managers in the financial services sector are not aware of forced labour and exploitation in the UK
    A ground-breaking report into the UK’s financial sector has found worryingly low levels of awareness of forced labour and exploitation of workers.  Read the report – PREVENTING MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING: An Agenda for Action across the Financial Services Sector  The study, led by…
  • Victims of Modern Slavery in the UK 2017 – Alicia Kidd
    The National Crime Agency has recently released the statistics relating to the people who were identified in the UK in 2017 as potential victims of Modern Slavery.1 These statistics provide a breakdown of the victims’ nationalities, genders, types of exploitation, and they identify whether the victims…
  • Invisible people hidden in plain sight
    The ‘Invisible People’ exhibition by the National Crime Agency seeks to show that while victims are often hidden away, many are working in plain sight. For Hull’s Freedom Festival 2018 the exhibition and its message was front and centre stage for all to see. Scores of…