Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

The 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter when seeking employment and the steps that governments and businesses can take to prevent trafficking, including a demand for transparency in global supply chains. “The bottom line is that this is no time for complacency. Right now, across the globe, victims of human trafficking are daring to imagine the possibility of escape, the chance for a life without fear, and the opportunity to earn a living wage. I echo the words of President Obama and say to them: We hear you, and we will do all we can to make that dream come true. […]

Building resilience through community development – a think piece

This think piece,written by VSC associate Anna Wright, focuses on the way in which community development can be used to build resilience in communities so that outcomes for children and families can be improved. It invites leaders in children’s services to consider how they might work in a more systemic way to change communities and empower residents to shape change. To dowload the full think piece please click below: Building resilience through community development