WMASN wins Thomson Reuters Foundation Stop Slavery Award

March 1, 2021 westmidl

West Midlands Anti-Slavery Network is very proud to announce that it has been jointly awarded this years Thomson Reuters* Stop Slavery Award for Collaboration.

Our win was in respect of our development of a multi-agency anti-slavery network in the West Midlands, driving collaboration to end modern slavery & human trafficking by identifying gaps, influencing change & facilitating solutions, even during the COVID19 pandemic.

We received the award jointly with Ulula who developed an SMS-based platform to increase the transparency of mining in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo through incident reporting & monitoring.

For more information click here to see our acceptance speech.

*The Thomson Reuters Foundation is the corporate foundation of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information services company. They work to advance media freedom, foster more inclusive economies, and promote human rights.