Fifth of UK victims of criminal exploitation are children, research reveals

At least one in five victims of criminal exploitation by drugs gangs in the UK are children, analysis of calls to a modern slavery and exploitation helpline shows. Read the full article on this link...

‘My intuition told me something was wrong’: three women denied help for their eating disorders

The women who felt their eating disorders were not taken seriously by doctors tell their stories
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Lockdown brings alarming rise in modern slavery

Reports of sexual and criminal exploitation have risen alarmingly during the pandemic, according to new data measuring the scale of modern slavery and trafficking in the UK. Read the full report on this link...

Category - Safeguarding

Child trafficking

Europol has published a report on child trafficking in the European Union (EU). Findings from a study of almost 600 intelligence contributions reported to Europol by member states between 2015 and 2017 include: traffickers active in the EU target...

Domestic abuse

The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has published a report following an inquiry into the government’s proposed domestic abuse strategy and draft bill on domestic abuse. The report looks at the impact of domestic abuse on children and makes...

Safeguarding in faith communities

Faith-based groups and places of worship play a major role in the lives of many children and young people. This means safeguarding must be a key consideration in all faith settings. Access this document: Safeguarding in faith communities Author:...