BASNET Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Race Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan

The BASNET Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Race Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan is the result of a year-long research, consultation and pain-staking effort by members of BASNET’s EDI Working Group.

STATEMENT ON INTERATIONAL LABOUR DAY 2022

In commemorating International Labour Day 2022, the UK BME Anti-Slavery Network (BASNET) has called on the UK government and its agencies including the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA), the National Health Service, care associations and other stakeholders...

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EDI Conference One Year On

Rwanda Offshoring Asylum Proposal & Modern Slavery – A Race Equality Issue. 

Rwanda Offshoring Asylum Proposal & Modern Slavery – A Race Equality Issue. 

The conversation around the Government’s Rwanda Offshore proposal keeps exposing the numerous gaps and challenges faced by the UK asylum seeking and determination system. For years, organisations working within the modern slavery sector have been raising awareness backed with significant data around the toxic narratives that continuously dehumanizes and criminalises asylum seekers and refugees. The toxicity and hostile environment is very apparent in the Nationality and Borders bill where Asylum seekers will receive a lesser form of protection, including temporary status, no access to financial support, and limited rights to family reunion. Recognised refugees will live in constant fear of return to persecution or death at any point.

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BASNET Policy Diplomatic Dialogue: Modern Slavery of Africans;when will it stop?

Exploring Vulnerabilities of BME LGBTQ Community to Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

REPORT: Exploring the vulnerability of BME LGBTQ community to modern slavery and human trafficking

Over the years there has been increasing challenges on the narratives of Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) people who might have experienced human trafficking on the grounds of their perceived sexual orientation and gender identity. We believe to some extent that these could also include some level of labour and financial exploitation.

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, Victims’ Voices Lead the way

As the world marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, it presents a unique opportunity for Governments, civil societies and the international community, to reflect on approaches to finding solutions in curbing human trafficking and its crippling effects in recent times.

BASNET Releases Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan For The UK Modern Slavery Sector; Urges Action To Make Sector More Inclusive

The BASNET Race Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Action Plan is the culmination of a year-long effort, developed as a result of the joint conference held with the Human Trafficking Foundation in July 2020.

The Bakhita Centre for Research on Slavery, Exploitation and Abuse at St Mary’s University, Twickenham attended the second Race Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference on 15th July which was hosted by BME Anti-Slavery Network (BASNET) and the Human Trafficking Foundation.

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