Tag Archives: Human trafficking

Police swoop on county lines gang to rescue Croydon teen

A nationwide police investigation focused on county lines drug gangs that prey on vulnerable youngsters rescued a 16-year-old who had gone missing from Croydon, and this week saw prison sentences totalling 14 years handed down to four men. The investigation … Continue reading

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Law centres in call for better protections for trafficking victims

South West London Law Centres is calling for better protection for victims of human trafficking, instead of the Home Office’s threat of deportation to Rwanda. SWLLC says that the UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons this Saturday will shine … Continue reading

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Croydon to stage conference on human trafficking, Nov 10

Croydon is to stage a conference this week to look at ways modern slavery and human trafficking can be tackled and, ultimately, eradicated from the borough. Prevention of Modern Slavery in Croydon is a free half-day event that will feature … Continue reading

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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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Trafficked: slavery on the screen: Oct 14

CCAT – Croydon Campaign Against Trafficking – is marking Anti-Slavery Day 2013 with a screening of the 2011 film Trafficked. Date: Monday October 14, 2013 Venue: Spread Eagle Pub, 39-31 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX Time: 2.30pm and 8pm – … 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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Don’t be a heel: take a long walk to help fight sex slavery

Men of Croydon: tomorrow is your chance to do something you’ve probably not dared to consider since before you first went to school, the last time you tried on your mother’s high heels. Croydon Community Against Trafficking – CCAT – … Continue reading

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