On Anti-Slavery Day, 18 October, former UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Santa Marta Group, Kevin Hyland OBE, has called for the government to deliver on promises made to victims of modern slavery.
The Santa Marta Group teamed up with South American communities and the Archdiocese of Southwark to shine a light on modern slavery. This event was particularly focused on forced labour.
Caritas Sierra Leone has launched an awareness raising campaign on illegal migration and human trafficking. Funded by the Dutch Ministry of Justice, the campaign is designed to make Sierra Leoneans aware of the risks and dangers associated with illegal migration especially human trafficking and modern slavery.