Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Action on trafficking and exploitation urged

COMMUNITIES, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and across the UK.

That was the message coming out of a conversation asking 'Does Slavery Exist in Scotland Today?' at Just Festival in Edinburgh.

 Human trafficking, exploitation of migrant labour, forced prostitution, child exploitation, selling of organs, organised sexual abuse and domestic servitude are only a few examples of modern human enslavement, and it has been a growing problem, participants in the discussion at St John's Episcopal Church heard.

Picture: Just director Katherine Newbigging (left) introduces the panellists at the beginning of tonight's discussion.

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