The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership marked Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18 October with a public information event that told the true stories of victims of different types of slavery through performing arts.
A survivor of modern slavery who spent 15 years trapped in forced labour has spoken out to help raise public awareness of the issues.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Modern Slavery Partnership, co-ordinated by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office, is urging people to keep an eye out for the signs of slavery when getting their nails done in the run up to New Year’s Eve.
To mark National Anti-Slavery Day on Wednesday 18 October 2017, the Modern Slavery Partnership, set up by the Police and Crime Commissioner is running a specialist training event.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is joining forces with his counterparts in neighbouring areas for a ground-breaking conference to fight modern slavery.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is attending a service at Westminster Abbey this evening to commemorate the work, both historical and contemporary, to tackle slavery.