Diocese of Portsmouth

Helpful resources

The following websites may help you to understand the issue of modern slavery:

  • The Clewer Initiative
    Enabling Church of England dioceses and wider church networks to develop strategies for detecting modern slavery in their communities and help provide victim support and care.
  • Modern Slavery Partnership
    A multi-agency partnership, chaired and facilitated by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC).
  • gov.uk/government/collections/modern-slavery
    Brings together documents and promotional material related to the government’s work to end modern slavery.
  • Anti-Slavery Commissioner
    Office of Kevin Hyland OBE, the UK’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.
  • Medaille Trust
    Working against the evils of human trafficking in response to the plight of thousands of people who are being trafficked into the UK each year.
  • Stop the Traffik
    Working to unite people around the world by inspiring, informing, equipping and mobilising communities to know what trafficking is, know how to identify it and how to respond and know how to protect themselves and others.
  • Barnardos (Hampshire)
    Offering a 1-1 emotional and practical support to young people from abroad that are suspected or confirmed as being trafficked into the UK.
  • Love146
    Providing safe and secure accommodations where children are protected from the risk of further exploitation.
  • Apostleship of the Sea
    Providing practical and pastoral care to all seafarers, regardless of nationality, belief or race.
  • Hagar International
    Communities free and healed from the trauma of human trafficking, slavery, and abuse.
  • Santa Marta group
    Catholic partnership established in 2014 by Pope Francis and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales to eliminate human trafficking.