LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police and judges in Britain must do more to seize human traffickers' illicit gains and ensure that victims receive financial compensation under the country's anti-slavery law, politicians said in a review of the legislation on Thursday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Modern slavery cases involving British children doubled in 2018 as criminal gangs exploit and use more young people to deal drugs, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Migrant workers coming to Britain after Brexit for temporary jobs in farming, construction and cleaning risk being exploited and falling into modern slavery under government plans to minimize labor shortages, according to labor rights experts.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Survivors of modern slavery in Britain should be allowed to remain in the country for a year to recover and help bring traffickers to justice, campaigners said on Thursday as they urged the government to back a proposed law supporting victims.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of children trafficked to Britain from Vietnam are being abused and exploited while traveling through Europe as governments pass the buck on their protection amid growing anti-immigration sentiment, three charities said on Thursday.
LONDON, Mar 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Businesses in Britain seeking to tackle labor abuses and modern slavery in their supply chains should feel able to speak out without fearing unduly harsh punishments, the new head of the nation's anti-slavery agency has said.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Foreign domestic workers in Britain who have been exploited or enslaved could be deterred from seeking help after law enforcement visited a support group demanding the whereabouts of one of their members, the head of the charity said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of Britain's most senior police officers was on Friday appointed the country's new anti-slavery chief, about 10 months after the inaugural commissioner resigned expressing frustration about government interference in his role.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least 7,000 suspected victims of modern slavery were uncovered in Britain last year, up a third on 2017, according to data that campaigners said on Friday raised concerns about the government's ability to support a growing number of survivors.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nurses and teachers in Uzbekistan are being forced by officials to clean streets, plant trees and harvest wheat or face the sack, fines or pay cuts, despite a government drive to end state-imposed work, labor rights groups said on Thursday.