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Report Modern Slavery (review)

Modern slavery is the movement and trade of people of any age, often for the purpose of sexual exploitation, criminal activity, forced labour or organ harvesting. Modern slavery can include victims from overseas, and vulnerable people in the UK. Modern slavery can be people from the UK and victims that have been brought from overseas, and vulnerable people in the UK

Human traffickers use a variety of means to recruit, transport, receive and hide their victims such as threats or force, abduction, deception or false promises.

The Anti-Slavery International website offers guidance on how to spot the signs of modern slavery.

Immediate danger

Call 999 straight away, if you believe a person is being trafficked and is in immediate danger.

Report suspected modern slavery

Communities have a vital role to play in recognising the abuse or exploitation of people. If you suspect someone may be a victim of modern slavery, tell someone:

You will always be taken seriously and protection and support is available.

Support for victims

Find out about the support available for victims of modern slavery.

Reporting a vulnerable person in your care

If you are a professional such as a teacher or social worker, and have concerns about vulnerable or exploited people, complete our report a suspected vulnerable or exploited person form.

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