Unseen Blog

27th February 2020
Kate Garbers, co-founder of Unseen writes how we can make meaningful change this International Women's Day Read More
 
20th February 2020
Carrie Brassley from our Fundraising team reflects on what it was like to take part in a singing and wellbeing workshop - the second in a series of monthly drop-in activity group for survivors. Read More
 
10th February 2020
Monthly drop-in activity groups offer survivors a way to connect with each other as they rebuild their lives in the community. Sarah Moore from our Fundraising team reflects on meeting a number of young mums at a drop-in pamper session. Read More
 
31st January 2020
Posted by Unseen Team in Survivors
An insight into how Christmas was celebrated by survivors - and all thanks to you Read More
 
19th September 2019
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Helpline Call Advisor Olivia describes calls she's taken and lives she's saved through the Modern Slavery Helpline Read More
 
6th August 2019
Helen Matthews tells us why she is continuing to support Unseen from sales of her new book, even though it isn’t related to human trafficking. Read More
 
22nd July 2019
Keyworker Clara gives an insight into life in the Unseen Women's Safehouse Read More
 
10th July 2019
I just love to run, and recently took part in the London Marathon, having been lucky enough to get a ballot spot. As soon as I found out that I was in, I immediately began fundraising for Unseen. Read More
 
10th May 2019
We are closer than ever before to building a foundational strategy to end this modern slavery for good. Read More
 
8th May 2019
'We meet the safehouse manager at an agreed location nearby and then follow him in convoy to the house. We’re told to not pay attention to road signs. When we arrive, I’m struck by the fact that it looks like any other house.' Unseen's Carrie Brassley reports on a visit to the secret location of our safehouse for male survivors of trafficking. Read More
 
26th February 2019
34,000 miles, 445 days, 35 countries, 5 continents - Matt Bishop's story of traversing the world by scooter and sidecar to raise funds and awareness of modern slavery. Read More
 
11th February 2019
Protecting refugees from trafficking; working across Europe; learning and sharing: Unseen Director Kate Garbers reflects on live simulation training in 'Dreamland' Read More
 
21st December 2018
North Wales Police are one of a number of forces in the UK to utilise the Unseen App, explains Sergeant Richard Sidney Read More
 
18th October 2018
"I can’t say for sure, but maybe my being there on that day made a difference to her decision." Read More
 
31st July 2018
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Unseen and our partner PMP Recruitment have launched an awareness campaign called Be Seen, Be Heard this week to raise awareness of modern slavery across the labour and supply chain industries. Read More
 
13th July 2018
Of course not all of the estimated ten to twenty thousand hand car washes in the UK are exploiting their workers. But our data did reveal that the scale of the problem is huge. Read More
 
5th January 2018
Discount salons are booming – and fuelling a rise in slave labour. Consumers must make sure that the price of cheap treatment is not exploitation Read More
 
25th October 2017
Policing modern slavery - We cannot and should not expect all the answers to modern slavery to come from policing in isolation. We have to take responsibility as wider society to raise awareness of this crime – media, businesses, schools, health services, local authority services and the third sector all have a role to play in understanding this issue and highlighting it. Read More
 
19th October 2017
Anti-Slavery Day is over. So what do we do now? Read Kate Garbers' thoughts below. Read More
 
18th October 2017
One of Unseen's project manager's reflects on their work in Unseen's safe house for male survivors of slavery and the importance of providing a space of safety, hope and choice for those in recovery. Read More