Modern Slavery and Labour Exploitation During the Pandemic

Guidance for suspecting and reporting modern slavery and labour exploitation during the pandemic



During the Covid 19 response, paramedics and all first responders are asked to have an increased awareness of the signs of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Lockdown has created new opportunities for the perpetrators of these crimes and has added to the challenge of detection. You can help - The Home Office have issued guidance for suspecting and reporting. You can download both guides here:

MODERN SLAVERY AND COVID19: What to look out for and how to get help
MODERN SLAVERY AND COVID19: What to do if you are a First Responder

This article from the June 2018 Issue of Paramedic INSIGHT gives further background information and advice on this issue.

Information for potential victims is available in different languages here and also here