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We strive for a world where people are protected from modern slavery by effective, evidence-based policies.

About us

The Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre (Modern Slavery PEC) was created to enhance understanding of modern slavery and transform the effectiveness of laws and policies designed to overcome it.

Our research areas

Preventing modern slavery

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Understanding survivor needs and enhancing victim support

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Modern slavery in business supply chains

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The effectiveness of legal enforcement measures

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Event: Building new collaborations in modern slavery research

Join our Anti-Slavery Day networking event on Monday 19 October.

Consultation on our research priorities

In line with the Centre’s collaborative approach, we are carrying out a consultation to inform our research priorities over the next five years and beyond.