Children of modern slavery victims missing out on support, charity warns

Thousands of children of modern slavery victims are not receiving the right support to deal with intergenerational trauma, a charity has warned. Crisis charity Hestia, which supports more than 2,200 adult victims of modern slavery and 1,200 dependent children each year, says that children who were with their parents while they were exploited, or born as a result of exploitation, are not being recognised and often experience profound trauma. In its report, Forgotten Children Hestia estimates that 5,000 children are being affected but warns the actual figure could be much higher. Read more.