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Modern Slavery

Modern slavery

The latest version of the statutory guidance for identifying and supporting victims of modern slavery was updated in January 2021.

The Humber Modern Slavery Partnership have created summary sheets which cover key aspects (not all) of the guidance related to adults.

Please see the summary's below which can be downloaded

Components of adult trafficking

Guidance for Local Authorities

Guidance for the National Health Service

The impact of trauma

To access the full guidance please click on the website link here.

The Humber Modern Slavery Partnership Strategy 2020 2023 

The first modern slavery strategy for Humberside, was launched in October 2020. Please click the link below to view the new Humber Modern Slavery Partnership Strategy 2020-2023.

 Humber Modern Slavery Partnership Strategy 2020 2023 (7.78mb)

Modern slavery encompasses:

  • slavery

  • human trafficking

  • forced labour and domestic servitude.

Traffickers and slave masters use whatever means they have at their disposal to coerce, deceive and force individuals into a life of abuse, servitude, and inhumane treatment.

Look Closer Campaign Feb 2021

Young people are being exploited and are losing hope, but it's not always obvious. Our #LookCloser campaign, developed in partnership with the National County Lines Co-ordination Centre and British Transport Police, encourages everyone to learn the signs of child exploitation and how to report it if worried. 

Click here to find out more 

Humberside Police - Operation Wilberforce - What Do You See? Campaign July 2020

Operation Wilberforce has been created by Humberside Police to tackle modern day slavery and human trafficking within our area.

It’s made up of a dedicated team who will provide training, support and guidance to colleagues within the police force. They will take the lead in investigating and responding to allegations of modern day slavery and human trafficking.

The specialist team will also build relationships across charities, local authorities, education, health, local communities and local businesses to create a proactive forum to raise awareness, gather intelligence and work together to protect the most vulnerable within society.

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Modern Slavery helpline

Modern Slavery

Tel: 0800 0121 700

Modern Slavery (external website)

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