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WMASN Newsletter August 2018

  WMASN Newsletter August 2018, to learn the latest news and updates from the Network and work going on in tackling modern slavery in the West Midlands; including more details on the following: West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network Structural Change WMASN Homelessness and Modern Slavery Task Group WMASN Homelessness and Modern Slavery Conference – Monday 15th Read More …

WMASN Newsletter April 2018

  Check out our WMASN Newsletter April 2018 for the latest news and updates on the Network and anti-slavery efforts in the West Midlands. WMASN Newsletter April 2018, and see the introductory letter by our Network chair, Robin Brierley, below:   “Thank you all for your continued support and contributions to the WMASN. NRM referrals Read More …

LIBERATE: Ode to Freedom by John Hunter

John Hunter previously worked for Birmingham City Council as their Modern Slavery Coordinator, and he is a poet and playwright in his spare time. On retiring, he was asked to write a poem linked to Modern Slavery, which was read out at our recent WMASN meeting. You can read the poem in full below. Its Read More …

Post-NRM living

  The Snowdrop Project has created a tool for professionals to understand possible living scenarios for adult survivors of trafficking in the UK after a positive conclusive grounds decision from the National Referral Mechanism. Click here to read the PDF document.  

Modern Slavery: A council guide

  There are an estimated 40.3 million people living in slavery today, and the Home Office estimates that up to 13,000 of those are based in the UK. The help which councils are able to give, bolstered by the passing of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, is crucial.   Council employees are already working incredibly hard, rescuing and caring Read More …

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 …