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Sex slaves in Birmingham

Modern slavery is a term that covers slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking. The British Government estimates that there are around 13, people in modern slavery in the UK today. The problem transcends age, gender and ethnicities, and can include victims that have been brought from overseas, and vulnerable people from the UK being exploited or forced to illegally work against their will.

Victims may be controlled or held through threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, and abuse of power or vulnerability. Modern slavery can take a of forms and includes: child trafficking either internationally or domestically; forced labour or debt bondage; forced prostitution; criminal exploitation including cannabis farming; domestic servitude; and removal of organs. If you are not a first responder, you can contact the police on to report a case of modern slavery. Modern slavery is a diverse crime and can take place anywhere from private homes to apparently legitimate businesses such as nail bars, car washes, restaurants, factories and farms.

There can be some common indicators however, and warning s you might come across that someone is being exploited can include:. You can about the s of modern slavery here. If think you are a victim of modern slavery or know someone who is, it is important that you report it to your local police by calling If you are reporting a potential victim, do not attempt to let the victim know you have reported it or confront the traffickers.

You need to ensure their safety and yours. If your agency is a first responder, you can make a referral into the National Referral Mechanism. You can find links to guidance below. The NRM National Referral Mechanism is the UK framework for identifying victims of human trafficking or modern slavery and ensuring they receive the appropriate support. You can find more information on the NRM here.

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People who are referred to the NRM are granted a reflection and recovery period while their circumstances are investigated and during this time they have access to specialist support. Survivors of modern slavery come to BCWA having experienced some of the worst trauma and exploitation that an individual can face.

Most of the women we support have been trafficked from their home country and forced into prostitution, and we also have supported men of all ages who have been exploited as forced labourers or cannabis cultivators. BCWA are specialist in working with people who have been severely traumatised by abuse, violence and exploitation, and our Modern Slavery Team works with passion and compassion to support them on their journey from victim to survivor, offering:.

Ambreen was trafficked from Pakistan and forced into domestic servitude. She was raped, and when she became pregnant was driven to another city and abandoned. Ambreen was put in a homeless hostel and there she attempted suicide by drinking bleach.

When I came into the refuge, I learned how to live, how to communicate, learned English, got more confident. Life was hell, now with the support, it feels like paradise, I have a little paradise with my daughter. He went ahead and sent for her, but when she arrived at the airport she was met by a strange man. He drove her to a flat where she was raped and forced into prostitution. Amelia was supported in our refuge.

Sex slaves in Birmingham

When I came here for the first time it was a miracle that I find this place… Because I was hopeless… [BCWA support workers] were here to take off my tears and … slowly to start to building again my confidence and my existence. You guys bring me back in life. Yejide was trafficked from a West African country and forced into sexual exploitation in the UK. She escaped from her traffickers and was supported in our refuge. A man brought me here from my home country…I work as prostitute. I am feeling sad. I stayed there for one year and I tried to escape….

Sex slaves in Birmingham

Black Country Women gave me the place to stay… The first time that I came here I am feeling scared but now it is good and I am feeling very happy. Helped me feel good. Hannah, who was trafficked into prostitution in the UK, shared her story with the Evening Standard and the Independent to raise awareness of modern slavery and trafficking. Promise, who is supported by our service, told her story of being trafficked into prostitution to Unilad for this video. Please note that this video contains distressing content related to sexual violence.

Call us now Leave website. Trigger warning This contains information that may be upsetting and triggering to survivors of abuse. What is Modern Slavery? Home Office Referral. More information on modern slavery How do I recognise modern slavery? What do I do? The support we offer Survivors of modern slavery come to BCWA having experienced some of the worst trauma and exploitation that an individual can face.

BCWA are specialist in working with people who have been severely traumatised by abuse, violence and exploitation, and our Modern Slavery Team works with passion and compassion to support them on their journey from victim to survivor, offering: Emotional support and counselling to come to terms with their experience; Safe refuge for women and children.

Sex slaves in Birmingham

Support to access services such as healthcare; many female survivors come to our service late in pregnancy without having had any pre-natal care; survivors who have been sexually exploited are at high risk of infections or HIV; Support to understand their legal rights and entitlements as a victim of modern-day slavery; Links to local services and educational courses, to develop confidence and independence; Support with their next steps, whether it is safe for them to return home or if they need to claim asylum.

I stayed there for one year and I tried to escape… Black Country Women gave me the place to stay… The first time that I came here I am feeling scared but now it is good and I am feeling very happy. Trigger warning Promise, who is supported by our service, told her story of being trafficked into prostitution to Unilad for this video. Play video. Useful Links Please find below links to further information on modern slavery in the UK.

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