Types of Modern Slavery
Modern slavery comes in many forms - it is present in every type of community and victims don't fit into a simple stereotype.
Many UK victims are in construction, agriculture, car washes, nail bars, hospitality and factories
Gangs recruit children and young people from all backgrounds.
99% of victims of forced sexual exploitation are women and girls.
Modern slavery in rural areas
Distinctive features of modern slavery in rural areas.
The seemingly normal practice of live-in help that covers for enslavement and exploitation
Forced begging, shoplifting, cannabis cultivation, drug dealing and financial exploitation