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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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BASNET STATEMENT: 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...

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The First Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

Statement: The death of George Floyd in the US on May 25th 2020 led to a global campaign and revealed the UK’s own challenges in relation to racism, lack of equality, diversity and inclusion. Our anti-trafficking and anti-slavery sector is not immune as...

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Black Lives Matter and the UK’s anti-trafficking sector

PRESS RELEASE: Jun 10, 2020 The UK anti-trafficking and anti-slavery sector has been very silent about the global, topical issue of “Black Lives Matter”. However, this should not be the case. The sector requires a lot of introspection and reflection to address its...

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