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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 PEC was created to enhance understanding of modern slavery and transform the effectiveness of laws and policies designed to prevent 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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Our strategy

The strategy for the Modern Slavery PEC 2021-24.

Call for research: prevention

Targeted rapid research call: assessing the potential of interventions to prevent modern slavery in the UK.

Latest tweets

80% of supply chain and procurement managers from UK-based big businesses believe stronger legislation is needed in relation to modern slavery reporting requirements. Research led by @LivUni surveyed nearly 500 practitioners. Read the findings: https://t.co/BopeENwAUa
'Covid-19 forced firms to increase knowledge about their supply chains, presenting a future opportunity for it to be applied in a modern slavery context.' Read the report (or a brief research summary) on the impact of Covid on supply chain management: https://t.co/rofZhceNuH