Partnership is essential to effective action against modern slavery. Throughout the UK many different organisations are working hard to prevent slavery, promote identification of victims, provide support services to survivors, and ensure that slavery cannot flourish.
Explore this toolkit to find out how to improve your local partnership’s response to slavery.
ATHUB is a legal resource for both lawyers and those providing support to victims. It was created by ATLEU, the Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit.
The Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery Expert Directory was established to bring together the world’s leading professionals working in counter-human trafficking and modern day slavery.
This handbook explains what modern slavery and human trafficking looks like in the homeless community, what to watch out for and what you can do about it.
The UNODC's Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018.
This report examines how victims of modern slavery experience the criminal justice system, comparing processes in the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands, and the US.
Modern slavery and climate change have emerged as concurrent crises in the contemporary world. This research interrogates aspects of the nexus between modern slavery, environmental destruction and climate change.
This Hestia report shines a light on the experiences of male victims of modern slavery in London.
This report by the IOM and University of Bedfordshire describes the first stages of an ethically-led, two-year research study into understanding the causes, dynamics and ‘vulnerabilities’ to and resilience against human trafficking in three source countries – Albania, Vietnam and Nigeria. The focus of this report is on Albania.
This report by the IOM and University of Bedfordshire describes the first stages of an ethically-led, two-year research study into understanding the causes, dynamics and ‘vulnerabilities’ to and resilience against human trafficking in three source countries – Albania, Vietnam and Nigeria. The focus of this report is on Vietnam.
This report by the IOM and University of Bedfordshire describes the first stages of an ethically-led, two-year research study into understanding the causes, dynamics and ‘vulnerabilities’ to and resilience against human trafficking in three source countries – Albania, Vietnam and Nigeria. The focus of this report is on Nigeria.
This report by Royal Holloway University of London shows how the burdens of climate change are unequally experienced and how concerns over livelihoods and the environment must go hand in hand. The report focuses on blood bricks, which embody the converging traumas of modern slavery and climate change in our urban age.
A new collaborative study between experts at the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham and the Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, issued on 18 Oct 18, looks at the true extent and nature of modern slavery and human trafficking in hand car washes (HCW) in the UK.
Offering guidance on the minimum organisational and support standards that should be adhered to and provided when working with slavery and trafficking survivors.
A report by the Prison Reform Trust and Hibiscus Initiatives on foreign national women and trafficked women in the criminal justice system.
A report by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group analysing the UK's response to the prevention of trafficking.
This report analyses compliance by the UK agricultural sector with Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act, finding poor performance.
This aim of this Home Office report is to estimate the cost of modern slavery in the UK.
An independent report commissioned by The Salvation Army, which finds that victims of modern slavery and human trafficking are increasingly coming into support services with drug and alcohol dependency, as their traffickers use substances to make them vulnerable and tie them in.
This report by Polaris highlights the way industries in the private and public sector can make fundamental shifts to their systems to prevent, detect, and disrupt human trafficking.
A briefing by the Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group which considers the potential impact of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union on efforts to tackle modern slavery.
A flyer to help nursing staff identify the key signs of modern slavery, and respond to it if they suspect it is happening.
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association's e-handbook on legislating against modern slavery and human trafficking.
London Working Group - Local Authorities' Referral Pathway for Adult Victims of Modern Slavery (One-page summary)
This guide accompanies the London Working Group's referral pathway for adult victims of modern slavery. It provides non-prescriptive steps to follow when a potential victim of human trafficking or modern slavery is identified. It should be adapted to each local authority’s internal structures.
How to identify a victim of human trafficking or modern slavery
The NRM and a Local Authority's statutory duties to identify and support victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.
Modern slavery research: the UK picture
Modern Slavery Reporting: Case studies of leading practice
Know the Chain analysis looking at compliance by ICT companies with section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act.
Issara Institute's updated guide to ensuring anti human trafficking work protects potential victims appropriately.
Children and young people trafficked for the purpose of criminal exploitation in relation to county lines
7th General Report on GRETA's Activities
This Hestia report shines a light on the experiences of pregnant victims of modern slavery in London.
This is an updated release of Hestia's first report in the 'Underground Lives' series.
A guide to tackling slavery within supply chains for procurement professionals.
Evening Standard & Independent Campaign Report
Modern Slavery - A Council Guide
Modern slavery and public health
Responsible Recruitment: Remediating Worker-Paid Recruitment Fees
Collaborating for freedom: anti-slavery partnerships in the UK
The Co-op’s Bright Future programme: An Independent Interim Review
This Hestia report reveals the true face of modern slavery in London, suggesting that the problem is different in the capital in comparison with the rest of the UK.
An evaluation of the National Referral Mechanism pilot
Stolen freedom: the policing response to modern slavery and human trafficking
Risky Business: Tackling Exploitation in the UK Labour Market
First year of FTSE 100 reports under the UK Modern Slavery Act: Towards Elimination?
A typology of modern slavery offences in the UK
Harrowing Journeys: Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea, at risk of trafficking and exploitation
Combating modern slavery experienced by Vietnamese nationals en route to, and within, the UK
Help for adult victims of modern slavery
An independent inquiry by the Human Trafficking Foundation into the situation of separated and unaccompanied minors in parts of Europe.
Trafficking in Persons Report 2017
Modern Slavery: RCN guide for nurses and midwives
The recommendations in this document by the Human Trafficking Foundation highlight the minimum standards needed for a sustainable support system towards recovery for adult survivors of slavery.
An inspection of Border Force's identification and treatment of Potential Victims of Modern Slavery
Understanding and Responding to Modern Slavery within the Homelessness Sector
A study by ECPAT UK on trafficked and unaccompanied children going missing from care in the UK.
National Referral Mechanism Statistics Q2 - April to June 2016
This report by the Human Trafficking Foundation follows the lives of survivors after they left the safe house.
This ATMG report analyses anti-slavery legislation across the UK and highlights significant differences in a number of key areas across the three jurisdictions.
Access to Compensation for Victims of Human Trafficking
Modern Slavery eLearning for Initial Response
Trafficking in Persons Report 2016
Trafficking Survivor Care Standards
The Modern Slavery Act
National Referral Mechanism: guidance for child first responders
Victims of modern slavery - Competent Authority guidance
Victims of modern slavery - frontline staff guidance
Duty to Notify the Home Office of Potential Victims of Modern Slavery
It Happens Here
National Referral Mechanism Statistics - End of Year Summary 2015
This ATMG report analyses how the victims of trafficking who are pregnant or have children are 'systematically overlooked' in the UK's anti-trafficking response.
Building a Fairer System: Tackling Modern Slavery in Construction Supply Chains
Global Slavery Index 2016
College of Policing Modern Slavery Training
Addressing Human Trafficking and Exploitation in Times of Crisis
Transparency in Supply Chains etc. A practical guide
The guide for business action on the SDGs
Review of the National Referral Mechanism for victims of human trafficking
Modern Slavery Strategy
Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015
A report by the Human Trafficking Foundation urging the Government to review its approach to move-on support for survivors of modern slavery to help them recover from their experiences and integrate into society.
Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015
A briefing paper by the Prison Reform Trust on foreign national women, many of whom are known to have been trafficked or coerced into offending, in prison in England and Wales.
Caring for Trafficked Persons