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The number of suspected victims of slavery and human trafficking has more than doubled in three years. There were 3,805 people reported as potential victims in 2016, an increase from 1,745 in 2013, according to National Crime Agency (NCA) statistics. Britons, Albanians and Vietnamese were the most commonly reported suspected…
Sheffield will turn the spotlight on tough issues such as human trafficking, recovering from drug addiction and policing during a week of hard-hitting public events. Social Justice Week (April 3-7), organised by Sheffield Hallam University's pioneering centre for human rights, the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice, is a week…
The Child Protection Improvement Programme was established in February 2016. There are nine interconnected work strands which are helping to deliver our child protection system vision (the Child Protection Systems Review; Neglect; Child Sexual Exploitation; Child Trafficking; Child Internet Safety; Children’s Hearings; Inspections; Leadership; and, Data and Evidence. Executive Summary…
Five people have been arrested in connection with alleged human trafficking and related offences. Three men aged 28, 35 and 58 and two women aged 25 and 40 are being held in custody following an intelligence-led operation by Police Scotland on the southside of Glasgow. Officers from the specialist crime…
Lone child asylum seekers and trafficked children are going missing at an "alarmingly high rate" from care in the UK, charities have warned. More than 200 of around 760 such children who disappeared in the year leading up to September 2015 have still not been found, they said. Charities ECPAT…
Three Somali men who were part of an inner city sex ring involving the abuse, rape and trafficking of young British girls have been jailed. Victims as young as 14 were subjected to sexual abuse that was "degrading, violent and horrible" in inner city Bristol. Some of the girls were…
For more than 10 years now I have been working as a social worker assisting sex workers. Humanitas PMW in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is a NGO that offers specialized support to anyone who makes or made money with sex, irrespective of for example the type of sex work, their gender,…
Young girls were abused, raped and trafficked for sex by Somali men, a court has heard. Alleged victims as young as 12 were subjected to sexual abuse that was "degrading, violent and horrible" in inner city Bristol, the city's Crown Court was told. Some of the seven were allegedly given…
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