MODERN SLAVERY IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK IN HAMPSHIRE AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT!
WHAT IS MODERN SLAVERY?
Modern slavery is very complex and can take many forms. There are a variety of ways a person can encounter modern slavery in everyday life and it is important to be aware of those organisations who may be able to offer advice or guidance should you have any concerns.
Child trafficking, forced labour, sexual exploitation, criminal exploitation, domestic servitude are all examples of modern slavery. However it is important to note that there is a broad spectrum of circumstance and other activity which underpin those listed.
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?
Further information can be found on the following websites:
HAMPSHIRE & ISLE OF WIGHT MODERN SLAVERY PARTNERSHIP - WHAT IS IT?
The Modern Slavery Partnership for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is a multi-agency partnership. It was set up by Hampshire Constabulary in 2013 and is currently funded and chaired by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.
You can access a downloadable document which outlines the basic partnership structure and gives an overview of the partnerships vision and how working together can make a difference to those who may be vulnerable modern slavery. The information can be found using the link below:
WHO CAN I CONTACT TO GET MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MODERN SLAVERY?
- Barnardo’s – victims of Trafficking aged up to 24yrs.
- Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Service (RASAC) - for those who have suffered sexual violence or abuse (Under 18 service). Telephone 01962 807 037 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Medaille Trust – A charity to support women, men and children freed from trafficking.
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