Blog from Nogah Ofer for the University of Oxford Faculty of Law - Nogah completed an MA in Sept 2018 at University College London, Political Science Department, where her Masters dissertation explored the prosecution of victims of trafficking in England. She is a solicitor at the Centre for Women’s Justice.
Does the UK adhere to its international commitment not to penalise victims of trafficking? Three years after its introduction, the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015 is currently undergoing a Government-sponsored Independent Review which addresses the operation of Section 45 of the Act. This post considers whether UK law is providing protections for this largely hidden and voiceless population, many of them children.
Read full report here