Priority 3: Partnerships
To identify, promote and facilitate best practice in partnership working, and to encourage improved data sharing and high quality research into key issues

Why partnerships?


Modern slavery is a complex and multi-faceted issue which requires a comprehensive, multidisciplinary response from government departments, law enforcement agencies and civil society organisations. Coordinated partnerships between these groups are vitally important in ensuring an effective and sustained response.

Such partnerships should share information, intelligence and experience, leverage resources and allow for strategic planning. They must be focused on achieving clear, overarching outcomes: increased identification of potential victims, improved care and support for victims, and increased investigations and prosecutions of the criminals.

Areas of focus


Related News & Insights


News | 14 December 2017
As Commonwealth Parliamentarians gather to discuss modern slavery legislation, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner speaks with the Thomson Reuters Foundation about the need to address slavery at source and deliver a coordinated response to the...
News | 02 December 2017
Saturday 2nd December marks the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner published a comment for the British Asian Trust blog. Read the full blog here.
News | 27 November 2017
The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner speaks to The Times about the growing issue of child exploitation across "county lines", as children are used as drug mules across the UK. The Times reports on dangerous drugs being supplied across the UK, the...
News | 24 November 2017
The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner has applauded the Evening Standard's special investigation into modern slavery, which has included coverage of convictions, pledges from leading businesses and stories of survivors. The Commissioner speaks to the...
News | 18 November 2017
The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner speaks to the New York Times on the issue of child exploitation across county lines, involving children who are trafficked to supply and sell drugs. The New York Times tells the story of a 14 year old girl who...
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