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Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery encompasses slavery, human trafficking, forced and compulsory labour and domestic servitude.

Modern Slavery encompasses slavery, human trafficking, forced and compulsory labour and domestic servitude.

Someone is in slavery if they are: 

  • forced to work - through mental or physical threat; owned or controlled by an 'employer', usually through mental or physical abuse
  • or the threat of abuse; dehumanised, treated as a commodity or bought and sold as 'property'; physically constrained or has restrictions placed on his/her freedom of movement.