In 2019, In the UK 136,000 men, women & children were trapped in modern slavery

Adults

5,087

Potential victims reported

Adults

70%

Male

30%

Female

Adults

Labour exploitation

(32%)

Criminal exploitation

(18%)

Sexual exploitation

(14%)
Children

5,852

Potential victims reported

Children

78%

Male

22%

Female

Children

Criminal exploitation

(43%)

Labour exploitation

(8%)

Sexual exploitation

(8%)

The Clewer Initiative is enabling Church of England dioceses and wider Church networks to develop strategies to detect modern slavery in their communities and help provide victim support and care.

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