Month: December 2017

WMASN Newsletter December 2017

  This year has again seen us all achieve so much including the production of a Pan West Midlands Modern Slavery Policy and Procedure, a MS Table top Exercise and a MS Conference on Anti-Slavery Day.   Moreover, all network members have consistently enhanced the response to the many aspects of modern slavery and we Read More …

Modern slavery and public health

The role of public health in addressing modern slavery has not been fully articulated in the UK. A new briefing from Public Health England has addressed this gap by asking: 1. What is the case for public health engagement in addressing modern slavery? 2. What are the components of a ‘public health approach’ to modern Read More …

Attitudes to the National Referral Mechanism for identifying modern slavery victims

The new briefing from leading children’s rights organisation, ECPAT UK, shows the results of their survey into professionals’ attitudes towards the UK’s current framework for identifying victims of human trafficking or modern slavery, the National Referral Mechanism (NRM), specifically in regard to children’s cases. The online survey was sent to frontline practitioners working with children Read More …