Trapped

Last week, we collaborated with Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) for a special event to raise awareness of trafficking and modern slavery.  I wrote and shared a poem, created especially for the event, which I am sharing below in the lead up to Tuesday's Poetic Insight.  It is called Trapped. He thought he’d get his … Continue reading Trapped

Raising Awareness of Modern Slavery with CCAT

Anti-Slavery Day was on October 18th, so to mark the day and raise awareness of modern slavery, we collaborated with local organisation, Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) for a special event. On October 16th, we combined discussion and poetry at Project B, giving individuals of all ages the opportunity to learn from each other and … Continue reading Raising Awareness of Modern Slavery with CCAT

Guest Post: What is Modern Slavery?

“Modern slavery is the recruitment, movement, harbouring or receiving of children, women or men through the use of force, coercion, abuse of vulnerability” Modern slavery is ubiquitous. It is despairing that in the 21st century a statement such as this rings of truth. We did not confine slavery to the passage of history, instead, it’s become … Continue reading Guest Post: What is Modern Slavery?