‘The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.’ Maya Angelou One of the drivers of human trafficking, is the lack of safe, suitable housing. Being homeless, or living in insecure accomodation makes you a target to be recruited by perpetrators. Join us in calling on the Scottish Government to ensure an adequate supply of social housing and the implementing a homelessness prevention duty on public bodies along with the funding needed to ensure this duty can be met. Read more about this in the brief from The Poverty Alliance here.
Call to Action
We can all be involved in being part of the solution to modern slavery and human trafficking in Scotland. Some as simple as raising awareness by following SOHTIS on social media and sharing our posts or joining our volunteer hubs, linking us with useful networking contacts and fundraising or donating funds.
Please get in touch to find out how you can join us in bringing freedom.
If you have suspicions, or concerns about anyone in your neighbourhood or your contact the MODERN SLAVERY HELPLINE on 08000 121 700, if there is immediate danger contact
POLICE SCOTLAND on 999