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

Modern slavery survivors in prisons

Research on the reality of survivors of modern slavery being sent to UK prisons.

Explainer: modern slavery clauses in the Illegal Migration Act

Explainer of the modern slavery clauses in the Illegal Migration Act and legal analysis of its compatibility with international legislation.

About us

The Modern Slavery PEC was created to enhance understanding of modern slavery and transform the effectiveness of laws and policies designed to address 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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Latest research

Check out the latest published research funded by the Modern Slavery PEC