To commemorate International Domestic Workers’ Day, Avril Sharp from Kalayaan and Marissa Begonia from the Voice of Domestic Workers discuss the significance of this date for domestic workers, and explain why the UK must restore rights under the UK Overseas Domestic Workers visa if it wants to prevent modern slavery.
In imposing a digital-only immigration status, the Home Office has rolled out an untested experiment on millions of Europeans living in the UK. Now many are locked out of accounts and anxiously awaiting decisions. Employers are growing impatient and people fear for their jobs.
The Home Office has published its guidance on refusing and cancelling rough sleeping migrants’ permission to stay in the UK. In this blog, we outline its content and analyse the likely implications for migrants experiencing or at risk of labour exploitation, especially in the context of recent and proposed wider changes to the UK’s immigration and anti-trafficking policies.
FLEX is delighted to offer training to London based police and local authorities on their responsibilities to victims of modern slavery.
By Margarita Permonaite, Fife Migrants Forum
Coalition secures commitment from London Mayoral candidates to prioritise tackling modern slavery, as identification numbers drop in the capital for the first time in eight years despite increased risk of exploitation.
Today, FLEX launches Assessment of the Risks of Human Traffi
By Iryna Petkevica, Fife Migrants Forum
Today, to mark International Women’s Day, FLEX launches a publication detailing our experience of doing feminist participatory action research with women and young migrant workers in sectors that are high-risk for labour exploitation.
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