Modern slavery – an explainer 

A photograph of a modern slavery victim with their hands tied together with rope.

Unfortunately, even to this day, modern slavery (also known as modern-day slavery) exists in many forms across the UK, including human trafficking, sexual exploitation, domestic slavery and forced labour.  

As a trade union, we are committed to preventing and tackling modern slavery in all forms across the UK.

If you need help or advice, please contact us at or on 0800 389 6332.


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