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Human Trafficking, London 6 March 2014

Preventing Violence Against Women - a challenge for all

On the eve of International Women's Day and as the UK government prepares to publish the modern slavery bill, a panel of speakers from a wide multitude of perspectives (political, social, media…) debated how to fight against human trafficking, the roots of the problem and the measures in place to identify effective solutions at national and European levels.

Time: 16.30 - 19.30
Venue: Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU


Debate was chaired by Bénédicte Paviot - UK Correspondent, FRANCE 24

Ms Fiona Mactaggart MP - Co Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery
Ms Julie Bindel - journalist, NAWO
Mr John O 'Brien - Detective Sergeant, Human Exploitation and Organised Crime Command, Metropolitan Police
Dr Mike Emberson - Project Director, The Medaille Trust
Ms Huda Jawad - Research Coordinator at Solace Women's Aid
Mr Anthony Steen - Chairman of the Human Trafficking Foundation

Special guest speakers

Ms Nicola Bell - Manager, The Rahab Project
Ms Lorraine Briffitt - CEO, The Mustard Tree

This event was organised in partnership with Faiths Forum for London.