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Our data in the news


June 24th
o Thousands of suspected trafficking victims ‘slipping through net’ when identified by authorities, figures show – The Independent
o Thousands of potential trafficking victims ‘not given vital support’ – The Guardian

June 10th
o Asylum support: An increase of 26p is no increase at all – Freedom From Torture

May 18th
o Home Office to review detention policy after admitting trafficked woman was locked up – The Independent
o Is an end to detaining trafficking victims in sight? – The Independent

April 15th
o Opinion: How the UK could be failing migrant victims of trafficking – and what we can do about it – Each Other

March 14th
o It took me two years to realise I was trafficked – Metro Opinion

February 20th
o From shackles to handcuffs – Mirror Group titles (various)

February 17th
o The detention of trafficking victims is soaring – Each Other

February 6th
o Go Figure!: Modern Slavery – Private Eye


October 18th
o Exclusive: Child trafficking referrals sore 800% in five years – Sky News

August 6th
o Exclusive: UK found sending home dozens of slavery victims despite re-trafficking fears – Thomson Reuters

July 26th
o After Exploitation: using FOI to understand what happens to victims of modern slavery – MySociety

July 17th
o After Exploitation’s open letter: Government must do more to protect victims of human trafficking – Independent Online
o Home Office forced to defend cover-up of detention of modern slavery victims – Independent Online

July 16th
o Home Office accused of covering up plight of hundreds of potential trafficking victims wrongly detained – Independent Online

July 9th
o More than 500 potential victims of trafficking detained in 2018, study finds – The Guardian
o Over 500 suspected slaves locked up by Britain last year – Thomson Reuters Foundation
o Warning over trafficking – The Scotsman
o Trafficked: The Chinese women trapped in British detention centres
o Hundreds of [potential] trafficking victims held in immigration detention centres – Sky News
o More Than 500 Suspected Human Trafficking Victims Were Locked Up in the UK Last Year – Global Citizen
o “Hell”: UK’s shocking treatment of trafficking victims exposed – South China Morning Post