This briefing provides concrete examples of leading practice by companies in the six key areas that are crucial to fighting modern slavery: supply chain transparency, human rights due diligence, supplier engagement, worker engagement, responsible recruitment and access to remedy.
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.
Bishop Patrick Lynch has expressed his deep disappointment at the UK Government’s decision to cut the weekly subsistence payments for survivors of modern slavery by more than 40%
Pope Francis has met with Santa Marta Group members at the conclusion of their conference.