I have been a Metropolitan Police Officer for over 31 years. For much of my career, I have worked with some of the most vulnerable people in London.
How can I actually make a difference here? What could I do that would even make a mark? Surely there are way more qualified, capable people to tackle this issue than me? These were the questions I was confronted with having first become aware of modern slavery through an A21 campaign in Norway, aged 18….Read More
ECPAT FRANCE Madagascar Commercial Sexual Exploitation of children (CSEC) has been exacerbated in Madagascar by economic and political crises, with an aggravated impact on women and girls. Common forms of CSEC include the coercion of minors into sex work, tourism-related sexual exploitation, trafficking and cyber pornography. While the Madagascan Government has put in place a range…Read More
Most people in the United Kingdom think that slavery was abolished in the 19th century because of the work of courageous abolitionists like William Wilberforce and Abraham Lincoln. Sadly however, slavery still flourishes globally today, and every country is home to this crime. In the UK, the National Crime Agency estimates that at least 13,000…Read More
For me, it always comes back to girls. Brilliant, beautiful, powerful adolescent girls – more than 900 million around the world – with the power to create a future for themselves. Girls who are brimming with potential, but due to so many factors, far of out of their control, may never be able to achieve…Read More