Police forces are in a unique position in combating modern slavery. Not only must they investigate crimes, but they are also recognised as ‘first responders‘ under the National Referral Mechanism, the … Continued
Human rights meant that female genital mutilation was recognised as torture, people fleeing persecution can find refuge and modern slavery was finally made illegal in the UK.
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The state must protect women from sexual slavery
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Women trafficked in Ukraine for sexual servitude could be classified as a persecuted social group, as the authorities are unable or unwilling to protect them. In this case, asylum was granted to two women.