Month: October 2015

  • Domestic servitude victim talks about her experience

    21st October 2015

    Sandra*, who was lured into the UK by her uncle and then made to work unpaid for two years by his family, talked to BBC about her experience. She hopes sharing her story will help raise awareness of the hidden crime of human trafficking and modern slavery. Sandra is recovering from her ordeal with the...Read more

  • Migrant Help aids rebuilding of Nepalese earthquake school

    21st October 2015

    The Gurkha community in Kent is halfway towards its £25,000 target to rebuild a school destroyed in the Nepalese earthquake thanks to a £5,000 donation by Clear Voice, the trading arm of Migrant Help. The money was received by the Ashford-based Sagarmatha Gurkha Nepalese Youth Community at a fundraising lunch hosted by Migrant Help at...Read more

  • Anti Slavery Day 2015

    15th October 2015

    To mark this year’s Anti Slavery Day Migrant Help has published the following press release. Kidnappers forced me to be a sex worker Anti-Slavery Day on October 18 will focus on victims of modern-day human trading, such as Maria who was snatched at gunpoint and brought to Britain Slavery is big business for organised crime with...Read more

  • Syrian refugees: how you can help

    15th October 2015

    The Prime Minister has announced that the UK will resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees during this Parliament. Since the Syrian crisis began in 2011, the UK has granted asylum or other forms of leave to almost 5,000 Syrian nationals and their dependants. Migrant Help UK has a long history of responding at times of crisis, working...Read more