After Exploitation data shows 1 in 5 potential slavery victims “identified but not referred for support”

New data obtained by After Exploitation reveals that 1 in 5 (19%) potential slavery victims identified by UK authorities are not referred into the framework designed to provide them with legal assistance, counselling and safe housing. 4,355 potential slavery victims were identified in a four-month period last year, but 1 in 5 (19%, n = … Continue reading After Exploitation data shows 1 in 5 potential slavery victims “identified but not referred for support”

Analysis: Non-EU trafficking claims rejected “five times more” than UK nationals’

New analysis by After Exploitation finds that the UK’s modern slavery framework rejects nearly five times more trafficking claims from non-European Union nationals than it does Brits. Our briefing examines the statistics, and explores the challenges facing ‘rejected’ survivors during the pandemic. This month, a widely-reported data release by Government revealed that a staggering 10,627 … Continue reading Analysis: Non-EU trafficking claims rejected “five times more” than UK nationals’

Victim Support (Modern Slavery) Bill: After Exploitation welcomes calls for data transparency

After Exploitation are pleased to join the Free For Good campaign, which has played a vital role in supporting Lord McColl’s Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill. The proposed law and would provide victims of modern slavery with a minimum of 12 months’ support, and guaranteed protection from deportation or detention within that time. The Bill … Continue reading Victim Support (Modern Slavery) Bill: After Exploitation welcomes calls for data transparency