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Slavery

Slavery

Modern slavery can affect people of all ages, gender and races and includes a range of different forms of exploitation.

If you feel that you are a victim of slavery it is important that you seek help as soon as you are able to. There are people who will provide you with the help and support you need to break free from slavery.

Main helpline

Call the Modern Slavery helpline on:

0800 0121 700

(lines are open 24 hours a day and are free from landlines and most mobile phones)

What happens when I call this number?

Or you can complete an online form:

and one of our advisors will read it within 24 hours and decide what action needs to be taken.

Other organisations that can help

BAWSO

Delivering specialist services to people from black and ethnic minority backgrounds who are affected by domestic abuse and other forms of abuse including female genital mutilation, forced marriage, human trafficking and prostitution.

0800 731 8147 (24-hr); office: 029 2064 4633

www.bawso.org.uk

New Pathways

Providing support and specialist services to those that have been subject to modern slavery, particularly those involved with prostitution and sexual exploitation.

01685 379 310 (mid, west and south Wales)

www.newpathways.org.uk

Gangmasters Licencing Authority

Government organisation protecting vulnerable and exploited workers.

0800 432 0804 or 0115 959 7032 (outside office hours)

www.gla.gov.uk

View more in the Service directory

 

Related links

If you suspect that a person is a slavery victim, there are a number of ways to report the suspected case.
Signs of slavery in the UK and elsewhere are often hidden, making it even harder to recognise victims around us.
If you call the Modern Slavery Helpline, your call will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively.
In Wales there are organisations that can provide specialist support if you are a survivor of slavery.
If you feel that you are a victim of slavery it is important that you seek help as soon as you are able to. There are people who will provide you with the help and support you need to break free from slavery.

About Live Fear Free

Live Fear Free is a Welsh Government website, providing information and advice for those suffering with violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence.

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