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Modern Slavery

Modern slavery


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.

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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