Governments must make good global promises on child labour

ECPAT UK is calling on governments across the world to honour the commitment to eradicate child labour on global World Day Against Child Labour (12th June).Read more

Mayor of London prioritises anti-trafficking efforts

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor for Policing & Crime have answered calls from NGOs to outline their plans to strengthen London’s response to human trafficking, after a staggering 260% increase in the number of victim referrals in the capital.Read more

Record number of UK child trafficking cases reported in 2016

Child trafficking referrals increased by 30% to 1,278 in 2016, the highest on record according to the latest figures from the National Crime Agency.Read more

New ECPAT UK project: Local authorities supported to innovate child trafficking responses

ECPAT UK has been selected by the government to deliver an innovative project aimed at improving the local response to child trafficking and all forms of modern slavery and exploitation.Read more

#LostinMigration exposes desperate circumstances for lone migrant children in Europe

An influential coalition of children’s’ rights charities, including ECPAT UK, have today called on EU and national ministers to end the disappearance, suffering and exploitation of children in migration.Read more

British child abuser guilty of 45 crimes against Thai and UK children

Serial child abuser, and retired English teacher, Mark Frost, formerly Andrew Tracey, has pleaded guilty to 45 counts of rape and sexual assault of children in the UK and Thailand, in what has been called by prosecutors as one of most serious cases in British court history.Read more

WATCH: ECPAT UK - Leading the fight against child trafficking in the UK

In this new film about our work, members of the ECPAT UK Youth Group talk about their experiences of trafficking and the transformational impact ECPAT UK has had on their lives.Read more

Scottish Guardianship Service named ECPAT UK’s 2016 Children’s Champion

ECPAT UK has today announced the Scottish Guardianship Service as the recipient of the 2016 Children’s Champion award.Read more

BBC features ECPAT UK in latest charity appeal

ECPAT UK’s work to stop child trafficking, modern slavery and sexual abuse in tourism has been featured in the latest BBC Lifeline Appeal.Read more

Alarming number of trafficked children going missing from care - new ECPAT UK report

Trafficked and unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are going missing from UK care at an “alarmingly high” rate, leading charities ECPAT UK and Missing People have said in a new report released today.Read more