In a historic decision in the House of Lords, amendments have been made to the Modern Slavery Bill in order to provide legal guardians of children who are victims of trafficking in England and Wales... This is a landmark moment for extremely vulnerable children. UNICEF reports that more than 10 children per week are trafficked in the UK.
October 18th is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK... The day itself will mean very little if we wake up tomorrow and allow the status quo to continue... Clearly, the current system is failing victims who are often unidentified and unsupported.