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UK's first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner to step down

The UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland, recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position, which was created by the 2015 UK Modern Slavery Act.

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Launch of Modern Slavery Project e-Handbook & Online Portal in UK Parliament

CPA UK recently hosted an exhibition in the UK Parliament of two new innovative resources as part of its Modern Slavery Project.

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Modern Slavery Project visit to Malawi

CPA UK has recently been granted funding from the UK Government to initiate Phase II of the project. This will enable CPA UK to build upon ongoing work as well as to expand to incorporate more countries.

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May 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

31/05/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from May 2018.

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Walk Free Foundation highlights CPA UK Modern Slavery Project at launch of new report Towards a Common Future

The Walk Free Foundation has called on Commonwealth nations to end modern slavery. The Foundation's report, Towards a Common Future, was launched at Australia House during the week of CHOGM and included keynote addresses from philanthropic leader And...

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April 2018: Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking In the News

30/04/18: Below are news items related to modern slavery, forced labour and human trafficking from April 2018.

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CHOGM side event addresses orphanage trafficking

With leaders and representatives from across the Commonwealth gathering in London in April 2018, CPA UK  together with Lumos hosted a side-event entitled: Leading the Fight against Modern Slavery-related crimes and Orphanage Trafficking.

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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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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.