Government announces expansion of delayed child trafficking initiative

An initiative designed to support vulnerable child trafficking victims is set to be expanded, more than three and a half years after legislation to pave the way for it was passed, it has been announced.

Home Office minister Victoria Atkins said independent advocates provide invaluable specialist support to child victims of modern slavery. 

Legislation requiring local authorities to provide independent child trafficking advocates to all children who need them was among provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Read the full article on this link to Children and Young People Now

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