If we’re going to stop human trafficking we need everyone to open their eyes. It’s happening all over the world and it could be happening near you. So we all need to be more aware. Know what signs to look for. Then know what to do if you feel someone is being exploited.
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The signs to look for depend on where trafficking might take place. Click on the six situations below to discover the signs.
- Foreign nationals doing farm or factory work.
- Poor or non-existent safety equipment.
- Workers do not have suitable clothing for the work they are doing.
- Workers live in overcrowded private rented accommodation. They don't know the address of where they live or work.
- Minibuses pick up non-UK nationals at unusual hours of the day and night.
- Bins at the accommodation are full of fast food packaging.
- Workers may seem fearful and poorly integrated into the wider community.
- They have no days off or holiday time.
- Employers or someone else is holding their PASSPORT and legal documents.