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Safeguarding Adults Week 2023 – Exploitation – modern slavery

What is modern slavery?

Types of modern slavery
Human trafficking
Forced labour
Domestic servitude
Sexual exploitation, such as escort work, prostitution and pornography
Debt bondage – being forced to work to pay off debts that realistically they will never be able to
GOV.UK has more information on identifying and reporting modern slavery

Signs and indicators
Signs of physical or emotional abuse
Appearing to be malnourished, unkempt or withdrawn
Isolation from the community, seeming under the control or influence of others
Living in dirty, cramped or overcrowded accommodation and or living and working at the same address
Lack of personal effects or identification documents
Always wearing the same clothes
Avoidance of eye contact, appearing frightened or hesitant to talk to strangers
Fear of law enforcers

Please see below a link to a modern slavery briefing from Brighton & Hove SAB
Brighton & Hove SAB modern slavery podcast