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22 Jun 2022 - The Irish Examiner
Youth Diversion Projects have welcomed a funding boost of €6.7m to increase work with children who are involved in antisocial and criminal behaviour at an increasingly young age
06 Jun 2022 - The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has launched new research on Human Trafficking and Article 2 of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol. NIHRC commissioned the research in light of the Nationality and Borders Bill, now Act, which...
30 May 2022 - Home Office
County lines’ is a term used to describe gangs and organised criminal networks involved in exporting illegal drugs into one or more importing areas within the UK, using dedicated mobile phone lines or other form of “deal line”.
30 Mar 2022 - Local Government
There have only been 185 prosecutions under modern slavery legislation despite the fact that tens of thousands of children have been referred for support in child exploitation cases, new data reveals.
08 Oct 2021 - The Herald
A 54-year-old man has been charged with child abduction and modern slavery after two teenage girls, who were missing from London and Kent, were discovered at an address in Scotland.
07 Oct 2021 - Children & Young People Now
Thousands of children of modern slavery victims are not receiving the right support to deal with intergenerational trauma, a charity has warned.
07 Oct 2021 - Hestia
Over the last decade modern slavery in the UK has been on the rise and it is estimated that there are as many as 100,000 victims.* Women make up about a third of all victims of modern slavery in the UK, with many commonly forced into sexual...
15 Jul 2021 - The Irish Examiner
Rewriting the executive summary of the final commission report, a group of 25 experts has found that mother and baby home residents were subjected to involuntary detention, forced labour, and illegal adoption
15 Jul 2021 - Guardian
County lines drug dealing blamed for figures in annual report from UK’s anti-slavery commissionerMore children than adults were flagged as potential victims of slavery for the first time last year due to county lines drug dealing, according to the...
10 Jun 2021 - Guardian
UN warns that coronavirus crisis threatens to push millions more children into workChild labour has risen for the first time in two decades and the coronavirus crisis threatens to push millions more youngsters towards the same fate, Unicef has said....