Past Events – FreedomUnited.org

Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner – Launch of Annual Report 2020-2021

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The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Dame Sara Thornton, has a UK-wide remit to encourage good practice in the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of slavery and human trafficking offences and the identification of victims. The Commissioner is accountable through her strategic plan and annual reports, which are laid before Parliament by the Secretary of State. The […]

Working collaboratively to maximise the impact of modern slavery research

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In her Strategic Plan for 2019-2021, the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Dame Sara Thornton, outlined her intention to encourage research efforts to improve the evidence base on modern slavery and to bridge the gap between research, policy and practice. A report published by the Commissioner’s office in 2020 on survivor support research examined these issues and found that collaboration […]