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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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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.

Latest tweets

Don't miss this Friday's 4pm deadline for submitting proposals for research on impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on modern slavery. More details on our website: https://t.co/GTSx0lwnng, including links to @AHRCpress application forms. https://t.co/E6AVd453pd
Today's instalment of the consultation on our research priorities is a roundtable on survivor needs and enhancing victim support, hosted by the Right Revd Dr Alastair Redfern, Chair of @theclewer (amongst many other things). See more: https://t.co/GTSx0lwnng