Human Trafficking

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SNP Vote in Favour of Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

17th Mar 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE for Scotland welcomes the move today by the SNP to endorse the Nordic approach to prostitution by criminalising the purchase of sex. The motion was proposed by Ash Denham MSP and seconded by Fiona Broadfoot.

Baroness Butler-Sloss speaking in the House of Lords

Concern for victims of trafficking raised in debate on homelessness bill

24th Feb 2017
Louise Gleich

During a debate on the Homelessness Reduction Bill in the House of Lords today Baroness Butler-Sloss highlighted the plight of victims of trafficking who end up on the streets at the end of the 45 day period of support in a safe house through the Nat

New Research indicates Scotland should act on Prostitution

24th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Research published today by the Scottish Government highlights the harm that prostitution causes and recognises that Sweden has had significant success in tackling prostitution by criminalising the purchase of sex.

Mark Baillie speaks to Belfast Newsletter: ‘Others must follow NI lead on sex laws’

16th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Mark Baillie, CARE's Northern Ireland Policy Officer spoke to the Belfast Newsletter about how the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Irelands' lead in passing a bill to make it illegal for people to pay for sex and how this will have a crucia

Scotland Could Become ‘Sex-Tourism’ Destination

15th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

In a landmark decision, the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Ireland’s example by passing a law that criminalises the purchase of sex.

NI Legislation Leads the Way in Fighting Human Trafficking

15th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

ROI passes law criminalising purchase of sex, heavily influenced by NI laws last night In a landmark decision, the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Ireland’s example by passing a law which criminalises the purchase of sex.

Airport signs

Significant failings in Border Force action on human trafficking

3rd Feb 2017
Louise Gleich

A joint inquiry by the Chief Inspector of Borders and the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner has found a catalogue of poor performance by Border Force “may be failing potential victims” of human trafficking.

Woman looking out of a window

Trafficked asylum seekers are being housed in unsuitable accommodation

31st Jan 2017
Louise Gleich

A parliamentary report about accommodation services for asylum seekers has highlighted key problems in the provision of housing especially in meeting the needs of vulnerable people like victims of trafficking.

Homeless man in subway

Homeless people at risk of modern day slavery – new report

26th Jan 2017
Louise Gleich

Research published today by leading homelessness charity The Passage, at the request of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, has highlighted the vulnerability of homeless people to trafficking and exploitation.

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland

Anti-Slavery Commissioner calls on Government to reform process for identifying and supporting victims

24th Jan 2017
Louise Gleich

CARE warmly welcomes recent comments from Kevin Hyland OBE, the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner describing the process through which victims of human trafficking are identified and supported as “cumbersome” saying “the time has come for a

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