Exploitation robs people of their dignity, their identity and often their health. It can subject them to some of the most degrading, violent and fearful conditions.
Poverty, homelessness, poor mental health, isolation, addiction, the effects of COVID-19, make people more at vulnerable to trafficking and also describe their experience whilst they are being exploited or following a trafficking experience.
We know that there are many more people in our villages, towns and cities that are and have been exploited, they are hidden in plain sight. Our Project Light aims to reach the most vulnerable who are being or have been exploited, bringing release and lasting freedom. We work with third sector partners to:
- strengthen awareness of human trafficking and the national referral mechanism
- identify potential victims of human trafficking
- ensure victims get the support they need in order to begin rebuilding their lives
Our experienced team work with frontline staff, building knowledge and confidence in spotting the signs of trafficking in order that potential victims have the time, space and information they need to make a decision about their next steps and get the specialist support they deserve.
We believe in that everyone deserves to live in freedom with dignity and respect.
Project Light aims to uncover hidden slavery and ignite hope for a better future!
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