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Modern Slavery

“The scale of modern slavery and human trafficking is increasing steadily and the threat is growing.” National Crime Agency.


Modern Slavery is an increasing issue across Cornwall and we're working with partners to highlight this problem and tackle it.

In June 2019 Transformation Cornwall attended two day training delivered by the Clewer Initiative, the Church of England's response to Modern Slavery.

From that, we are working with partners across the county to:

  • Champion Hidden Voices Training in Cornish Churches.
  • Strengthen the development of Church led, ‘Slavery Free’ initiatives.
  • Develop resources for the Cornish Business community to raise awareness and understand how they can make their business slavery proof.
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Highlight Cornish and National anti-slavery work such as:

  • Bringing Freedom: Bringing Freedom is a non-profit Christian based Cornish charity focused on creating awareness about the dangers surrounding human trafficking and slavery.
  • The Clewer Initiative: The Clewer Initiative enables Church of England dioceses and wider church networks to raise awareness of modern slavery, identify victims and to help provide victim support and care.
  • The Gangmaster and Labour Abuse Authority: The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority works in partnership to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. Through the intelligence we receive from our inspections, the public, industry and other government departments, we investigate reports of worker exploitation and illegal activity such as human trafficking, forced labour and illegal labour provision, as well as offences under the National Minimum Wage and Employment Agencies Acts.
  • The Modern Slavery Helpline: The Modern Slavery Helpline and Resource Centre is working towards a world without slavery by supporting, equipping and influencing.
  • A21: The A21 mission is to end slavery with their operational strategy, and the heart cry of the organisation, to Reach, Rescue and Restore.
  • The Salvation Army: The Salvation Army provides support for adult victims of human trafficking in England and Wales within the framework of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (ECAT). Leaflet of the Salvation Army service overview and advice for first responders:
  • Stronger Together: Stronger Together is a multi-stakeholder business-led initiative aiming to reduce modern slavery particularly forced labour, labour trafficking and other hidden third party exploitation of workers. Stronger Togethers website has a wealth of resources for businesses on modern-day slavery.

Contact us for more details:

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"No one person can do everything, but every one of us can do something."

Christine Caine, Co-Founder A21