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Top UK retailer John Lewis backs job scheme for slavery victims

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Britain’s largest department store group has joined a project that offers slavery victims four-week paid work placements that can lead to a permanent job. Read the full article here.

City Hearts Launches in Aberdeen

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This month sees the launch of Modern Slavery Charity City Hearts in Aberdeen. Caring for some of the most vulnerable and exploited men, women and children in the country, City Hearts Aberdeen will begin their work by providing care for women with life controlling issues, with future plans to become…

Police tackling rise in ‘pop-up brothels’

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In the last 9 months, South Yorkshire police alone have received 48 intelligence reports regarding pop-up brothels in Sheffield, and on 5 of these occasions victims of modern slavery have been discovered. Louise Durham, City Hearts Head of Services says, “It is a huge issue, and a one of the biggest…

300 Jobs for Survivors of Modern Slavery by 2020

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Up to 300 jobs are to be created within the next two years for survivors of modern-day slavery. Up to 300 jobs are to be created within the next two years for survivors of modern-day slavery under a programme led by the Co-operative Group in partnership with local charity City…

41 ‘extremely vulnerable’ rescued in raids across North West England.

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This month, City Hearts played a critical role in the rescue of 41 ‘extremely vulnerable’ people in raids across North West England. Thanks to the trusting relationships built at our Drop-ins, which provide on-going support to survivors of Modern Slavery, our team identified a suspicious working arrangement which one individual…



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