About



The CPA UK Modern Slavery Project is a four year multilateral project funded by the UK Home Office providing practical advice and support to Commonwealth legislatures in the pursuit of combatting modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour. The project aims to encourage and facilitate a greater understanding of the national and international benefits of introducing modern slavery-related legislation and exchange learning.

Modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour are a global phenomenon. Research in 2017 from The Walk Free Foundation and the International Labour Organisation estimates that there are over 40 million victims of modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking worldwide. Furthermore, the International Labour Organisation estimates that the global modern slavery trade is worth $150 billion USD.

The project is led by Commonwealth parliamentarians and senior officials, sharing good practice to support colleagues in harnessing their heightened understanding to develop and strengthen modern slavery-related legislation across their jurisdictions.

To get in touch contact the team on modernslaveryproject@parliament.uk.


CURRENT CHAMPIONS

Current Champions are members of the online portal who lead and contribute to content and discussions

Hon. Zeb Jaffar MNA (PAKISTAN)

Hon. Zeb Jaffar MNA (PAKISTAN)

Hon. Zeb Jaffar MNA was born at Hyderabad. She did her Senior Cambridge from Murree Convent Jesus & Mary and graduated in 2001 from Kinnaird College, Lahore. She obtained the degree of MA (International Re...

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Micheal Aniekan (NIGERIA)

Micheal Aniekan (NIGERIA)

Aniekan Micheal is an experienced Legislative Consultant, administrator, social worker, Biochemist and health manager, and a life coach with over 10 years post graduate experience in practice; he has worked at ...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Alliance 8.7: Pathfinder Countries and Strategy Workshops
Some dozen countries from four regions have expressed their interest in becoming Alliance 8.7 pathfinder countries. On 25 October the first Pathfinder Strategy Workshop was held in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking 2019
The Legislative Drafting Seminar is part of CPA UK’s Modern Slavery Project, supporting Commonwealth parliamentarians to tackle the crimes of modern slavery, human trafficking and forced labour.