We’re so excited to announce that we have recently received funding from the Big Lottery Fund to support the expansion and growth of our Day 46 Programme – which focuses on building confidence and employability in survivors of trafficking through workshops, coaching and training placements. Since we started the Day 46 Programme in February 2016,… Read More We’re Expanding – Come and Join Us!
Could you be the next addition to our team as we extend our employability and confidence programme for survivors of trafficking across the UK? Funded by the Big Lottery, this role of Day 46 Outreach Manager will build and manage our service of 1:1 coaching, employability support and long term community networks. This role plays a critical part of the… Read More Day 46 Outreach Manager – Now Recruiting
At this moment in time there are around 46 million people trapped in some form of slavery (1). 46 million people. This is equivalent to the entire population of Spain (2). We can read these figures and feel overwhelmed at the seemingly insurmountable task of ending modern day slavery and exploitation. You may be asking,… Read More Five ways YOU can tackle modern-day slavery
Today on July 30th, the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, the Sophie Hayes team pauses to acknowledge survivors of human trafficking worldwide, as well as their families and loved ones. Human trafficking is an unquestionable breach of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It happens the world over – no region is immune. According… Read More Why is trafficking in persons a global issue?
For most women in the U.K and Australia (and even more so in other parts of the world), the glass ceiling has definitely not broken. Most of us will spend time in our personal and professional lives being treated differently (and often more poorly), solely because of our gender. Women with low confidence can be… Read More Why women should support women
In Spring 2017, the Sophie Hayes Foundation, Caritas Bakhita House and TESCO Borough Community Champions developed an innovative partnership to support survivors of trafficking in employability skills. There are an estimated 13000 victims of trafficking and modern-day slavery across the UK, originating from countries such… Read More EVERY LITTLE HELPS: TESCO SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF TRAFFICKING
In Spring 2017, the Sophie Hayes Foundation, Caritas Bakhita House and TESCO Borough Community Champions developed an innovative partnership to support survivors of trafficking in employability skills. There are an estimated 13000 victims of trafficking and modern-day slavery across the UK, originating… Read More EVERY LITTLE HELPS: TESCO SUPPORTING SURVIVORS OF TRAFFICKING
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I walked into the bright cafe to meet the Day 46 trainees, all survivors of trafficking. Though I’ve been a trainer and facilitator for many years, I noticed I was nervous. This was different. Smaller, closer, more real. And I’d not worked with women who’d been trafficked… Read More We all became learners
“You’re stupid” “You smell!” “You’re ugly!” Children (and adults) can carelessly say the most stupid of things sometimes not realising the lasting impact on the unfortunate recipient of these words. We can laugh off children’s comical antics, or we can join in the gossip at work or even insensitively say something discouraging directly to that… Read More Positive words transform
Today on International Women’s Day, we’re reflecting on what it means that we are ‘enough’ just because of who we are, not because of what we do or what our history dictates. “Be the kind of woman who makes other girls step up their game.” This is a quote which, seemingly unperturbed by the… Read More International Women’s Day Reflections