Organisations fighting trafficking have written to the UN Secretary-General to ask that sex trafficked, prostituted and sexually exploited persons are included in its response to COVID-19.
Seasonal agricultural workers can fall victim to human trafficking and modern slavery. Kent is an area where some workers face tough conditions. The Santa Marta Group has organised two events in the county.
On 8 February 2020, members of the Bexley Deanery came together at St Stephen’s Church in Welling, to celebrate the feast of St Josephine Bakhita.