RePlace supports women who have been trafficked into the UK for exploitation.
The Home Office has estimated in its Modern Slavery Strategy that there may be as many as 13,000 people held in slavery in the UK. We provide in-depth support to survivors of human trafficking and modern slavery. We help single women over the age of 18 who have been trafficked to the UK from outside the EU. All women must have been referred to the National Referral Mechanism
Support Workers provide practical and emotional support to survivors of trafficking. We empower women to overcome trauma, rebuild their lives and regain their independence.
We are there for survivors every step of the way, developing a tailored support plan to meet the need of each individual. This includes:
Mira, a RePlace client, tells her story of escaping from trafficking in this powerful video made by Comic Relief. Watch the video here
Below, you can listen to a podcast interview with musician Scroobius Pip and Mira.
Pip explains: "Mira's story is awfully hard to take in but a truly valuable, and an ultimately inspiring tale of what can happen after being swept up in a wave of unfairness, abuse, incredible mistreatment and a web of terrible people. Heavy, unflinchingly honest and very upfront, but a story that might have otherwise gone unheard. A truly encouraging story which shows how much projects like Housing For Women's RePlace initiative can help lives be rebuilt and restructured." Listen to the Podcast here.
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