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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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Modern slavery during the pandemic.

Announced: eleven research projects analysing the impact of Covid-19 on modern slavery.

Latest tweets

Speakers include Director of @SlaveryPEC @MurrayHunt_, @pcarrier26, Manager of the Modern Slavery Registry @ModSlaveryReg at @BHRRC; Owain Johnstone, Policy Advisor at @ethicaltrade; and Lisa Hsin, @ahrcpress Research Fellow in Modern Slavery.
Join us, @BonaveroIHR & @BinghamCentre on Thursday 4 March at 4:30pm for an event discussing how effective the Modern Slavery Act has been in preventing exploitation in business supply chains, marking the launch of the new report analysing these issues https://t.co/B6uxMR2iwW