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Coming Clean

Only recently did I discover Burns took a job in the Caribbean. Even Scotland’s poetic hero benefitted from slavery.  Does this mean I want any of his statues to be torn down?  No.  You see I’m Welsh and for much of my life I blamed the English upper class for slavery, because they owned the… Continue reading Coming Clean

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Igniting Hope

Igniting Hope Kirsty Allan is the newest addition to the SOHTIS Team we are delighted to welcome her.  We asked Kirsty about her involvement in anti-trafficking work and her vision for this new Scottish role. We asked Kirsty Share a little bit of your experience being involved in anti-trafficking work? I have had the most… Continue reading Igniting Hope

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Home and Abroad

'I‘ve done some volunteering for International Justice Mission (IJM) over the years, (awareness raising, fundraising, supporting their events) which increased my understanding of modern-day slavery abroad. But it was when I met Joy Gillespie, Development Manager with SOHTIS at an IJM event, that my eyes began to open to the slavery going on right here… Continue reading Home and Abroad

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Hiring – Senior Philanthropy Officer

Human trafficking is said to be the greatest human rights issue of our time and is much closer than what most of think.  It is hidden in plain sight and has been identified in every local authority in Scotland.  We believe that everyone deserves to live in freedom with dignity and respect. This new role… Continue reading Hiring – Senior Philanthropy Officer

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SOHTIS Team – Brigadier Paul Harkness

The Co-founder of SOHTIS Brigadier Paul Harkness, gives an insight into what inspired him to become involved in anti-human trafficking work.

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SOHTIS Team- Sir Jack Stewart-Clark

The co-founder of SOHTIS, Sir Jack Stewart-Clark, gives an insight into what inspired him to become involved in anti-human trafficking work.