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CCAT’s Modern Day Slavery event, Project B, Oct 16

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Barnado’s steps in to help Croydon’s trafficked children

A scheme run by the charity Barnardo’s, with funding from the Home Office, has helped 20 at-risk young victims of human trafficking in Croydon over the past 12 months – almost as many as in the whole of the Midlands … Continue reading

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Anti-trafficking protesters begin to notice a chain reaction

Men doing sponsored walks around Croydon wearing stilettos, women processing from Purley to North End, all chained together – it all seems to be working. Having forced the local newspapers to stop profiting from prostitution and drop their tawdry ads … Continue reading

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Help break the chains of human trafficking: Sep 28

On Saturday September 28, members of Croydon Community Against Trafficking, or CCAT, will be completing a 10-kilometre (a little more than six miles) walk chained together to raise awareness about victims of human trafficking. The walk will start at noon … Continue reading

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Sadvertiser bows to pressure and drops brothel ads

It took more than 18 months, plus a couple of stern warnings from the police, and after some broken promises, the Croydon Advertiser has finally managed to deliver an edition on Friday which was clear of tawdry ads for brothels … Continue reading

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Brothel ads are fine with me, says Croydon councillor

Dudley Mead, the deputy leader of Croydon Council‘s ruling Conservatives, has used public money from a government grant to place ads alongside classifieds for the borough’s brothels. “Cuddly”, who cuts a somewhat Captain Mainwaring figure at the Town Hall, was … Continue reading

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Croydon, 21st century slavery and the sex trade

Did you think slavery had been abolished nearly 200 years ago? Not in Croydon it hasn’t. When you read a magazine article like the one we found in The Observer a couple of weeks ago, you cannot fail but be … Continue reading

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