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March 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/03/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from March 2018.

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Modern slavery awareness campaign in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

28/03/18: Legislative drafter, Michael Aniekan, and parliamentarian, Hon. Samuel Ikon MLA, who have been actively involved in the CPA UK Modern Slavery Project, recently organised an awareness raising campaign in their constituency: Akwa Ibom state, ...

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Let’s join hands to end modern slavery - Ghana MP urges

23/03/18: The Member of Parliament for the Hohoe constituency in the Volta region, Dr Bernice Adiku Heloo has called for concerted efforts from stakeholders including government, civil society and the media in the fight against all forms of modern sl...

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Human trafficking & child exploitation addressed at Commonwealth Parliamentarians' Forum

5/03/2018: The Commonwealth Parliamentarians’ Forum organised by the UK Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA UK) brought together around 90 parliamentarians from 25 countries. Taking place in London from 26 February - 1 March, ...

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February 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

28/02/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from February 2018.

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UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner tells Commonwealth parliamentarians: ‘We need more convictions’

28/02/18: More convictions and greater victim support are the 2 main priorities the UK's Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE, is expected today to outline to Commonwealth parliamentarians to combat modern slavery and human traffic...

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January 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/01/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from January 2018.

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Combatting what many believe is a crime left in the 19th century

19/12/2017: Chair of CPA UK's Modern Slavery Project, The Rt. Hon David Hanson MP, shares what motivated him to get involved in the campaign to end modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking.

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PRESS: Taking UK's lead, Commonwealth lawmakers set sights on modern slavery

14/12/2017: Inspired by Britain's leading role in fighting modern slavery, politicians from Commonwealth countries including Ghana, Kenya and Pakistan said on Thursday that adopting tougher anti-slavery laws and prosecuting more traffickers were top ...

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Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking: Day Four Summary

14/12/17: Welcome to the summary of the final day of the Legislative Drafting Seminar on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Day Four looked at developing effective legislation by understanding and strengthening law enforcement and implementation. ...

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CURRENT CHAMPIONS

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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)

Legislative Aide at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly: 2007-2011. Legislative Liaison Officer, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly: 2011-2015. Senior Legislative Aide: 2015-Present.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Alliance 8.7 Member State Briefing, Vienna, Austria, Date TBC
Alliance 8.7 Member State Briefing, Vienna, Austria

Alliance 8.7 Member State Briefing, New York, USA, Date TBC
Alliance 8.7 Member State Briefing, New York, USA