e-Handbook - Legislating against Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking & Forced Labour

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The e-Handbook, Legislating against Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking & Forced Labour, is a comprehensive guide for parliamentarians and parliamentary officials on legislating effectively against modern slavery-related crimes.

The e-Handbook covers topics such as gathering cross-party support; creating and reviewing legislation; engaging civil society; and the role of parliament at the implementation stage.

Over 50 experts have contributed to the resource, including parliamentarians; legislative drafters; clerks; and leading modern slavery lawyers representing the UK, Nigeria, Malawi, Pakistan, Australia and elsewhere.

Urmila Bhoola, UN Special Rapporteur: “The e-Handbook is the most comprehensive, insightful and practical guide that exists in its field.”

To go alongside the e-Handbook, CPA UK has launched a series of short animations aimed at parliamentarians and clerks on how to effectively legislate against modern slavery-related crimes. Watch and share them below:

1. Groundwork for Legislative Change

This animation gives a short overview of how parliamentarians can gain support for legislative change on modern slavery-related crimes.

2. Introducing Modern Slavery Legislation

This animation gives an overview of the features of legislation that parliamentarians can introduce to combat modern slavery-related crimes.

3. The Impact of Modern Slavery Legislation

This animation gives an overview of the benefits and impact of introducing legislation that combats modern slavery-related crimes citing examples from around the world.


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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)

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