Month: December 2017

December 18, 2017 westmidl No comments exist

  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…

December 18, 2017 westmidl No comments exist

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…

December 7, 2017 westmidl 1 comment

Councils have a key role to play in tackling modern slavery and the Local Government Association’s new workshops will provide support to councils in identifying and supporting victims and working in partnership. The workshops will provide practical examples of work that has been undertaken already and members will hear from experts in their field about…

December 6, 2017 westmidl No comments exist

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…