Listening with intent

first responder policy and practice

There is no set path to escaping exploitation. Those forced to endure modern slavery can encounter a number of different organisations, both statutory and non-statutory, who are able to assist with the transition towards support and freedom.

As the Nationality and Borders Act becomes law, it is more important than ever that all first responder organisations be fully prepared to carry out their role in identifying and supporting survivors. But it is widely recognised across the sector that not all first responders are appropriately trained or equipped to fulfil this role.

We have identified key practical steps and policies that would ensure and share best practice in the hope of providing them with both the resources they need, as well as inform national and local governments on what more can be done.

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Campaigning and policy