Anti-Slavery Day – Sunday 18 October 2020

AntiSlavery Day, on Sunday 18 October, is an annual opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to do what they can to address the problem.

Modern Slavery happens everywhere including in the Isle of Wight.

Potential cases referred to Hampshire Constabulary increased from 144 in 2018 to 195 in 2019 #AntiSlaveryDay2020 #MSP. Find out more

Sex workers aren’t always seen as victims of modern slavery but they are vulnerable to exploitation, to being forced intimidated or coerced into providing services. With Covid this vulnerability has increased  #AntiSlaveryDay2020 #MSP 

Having your nails done is a great way to pamper yourself, but for some working in nail bars is no luxury experience. Modern Slavery can be hard to spot but find out how you could recognise the signs and report it at:  #AntiSlaveryDay2020 #MSP 

Modern Slavery is happening in our communities. While it can be hard to spot it could be happening at places we visit or work in like nail bars, car washes, farms, factories #AntiSlaveryDay2020 #MSP

County lines drug supply often features the exploitation of young and vulnerable people who are exposed to physical, mental and sexual abuse, and could be trafficked to areas a long way from home as part of the network’s drug dealing business #AntiSlaveryDay2020 #MSP  

Forced criminality like cannabis cultivation is a form of Modern Slavery it can be hard to see but it could be happening in any house in any street – pungent smells, late night visits & covered windows are signs  #AntiSlaveryDay2020