Care for UK trafficked children must improve, US State Department warns

The UK should improve its response to child trafficking by strengthening specialist support systems, the US State Department has said.

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Author: Ryan Mahan

Demand specialist support for trafficked children

We are working with Care2 to call on the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd MP, to overhaul the current system of identification/support for victims of trafficking – the National Referral Mechanism (NRM).

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Author: Ryan Mahan

Heading back to harm: A study on trafficked and unaccompanied children going missing from care in the UK

Trafficked and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are going missing from UK care at an “alarmingly high” rate, according to a new study by leading charities ECPAT UK and Missing People.

ECPAT UK training

ECPAT UK offers a comprehensive training programme, in line with National Occupational Standards, delivering courses for more than 20 years to help improve responses to child trafficking, modern slavery and exploitation.

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Author: Ryan Mahan

Youth programme

The award-winning ECPAT UK youth programme supports young people to move on and recover from their experiences of exploitation and trafficking. We provide a safe environment to enable them to learn valuable life skills, access peer support, understand their rights and have their voices heard.