Responding To The Needs Of Victims
Our response strategy is about supporting the immediate needs of victims
- Research has found that a victim is normally held captive for a number of years before they are identified and rescued.
- In the UK, when a victim is rescued, they are given help for 45 days. This is called “a period of reflection.”
- After 45 days, the survivors of Modern Day Slavery are released and unfortunately, some end up being re-trafficked again.
- It is evident that victims that have undergone prolong periods of physical, emotional and psychological abuse/exploitation need more than 45 days to recover from the trauma they have experienced.
- This is where we come in