Cardinal Nichols addresses business leaders at anti-trafficking meeting. He called for businesses to put the human at the centre of their efforts and make the struggle against human trafficking a priority.
Cardinal Nichols thanked Kevin Hyland for his dedication & leadership following his resignation as the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.
Pope Francis has called for concerted effort on the part of all actors of society to address the root causes of human trafficking.
Monsignor Janusz Urbanczyk, permanent representative of the Holy See to the OSCE, praised collaborative work of Santa Marta Group
This briefing provides concrete examples of leading practice by companies in the six key areas that are crucial to fighting modern slavery.
Trafficking for labour exploitation is on the rise across Europe, in several countries, it has overtaken sexual exploitation as the main form of human trafficking.
The report highlights that over 5,000 potential victims were referred to the UK authorities in 2017, a 35% increase on 2016.