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.
The Santa Marta Group under the auspice of the International Department is establishing in five Dioceses a programme which aims to combat the exploitation experienced by seasonal agricultural workers.