The term “ethical fashion” has circulated conversations amongst conscious consumers and fashion designers. Its purpose is to create opportunity for economically marginalized people in developing nations, alleviating poverty and promoting sustainable development. It promotes fair price for fair wages. Fair trade factories aren’t full of over-worked and underpaid men, women and children. With more awareness… Read More The Ethical Fashion Conversation
This blog post is the first in a series of research-focused, evidence-based posts about modern slavery. We recognise the vast amount of high-quality research available and seek to direct readers to it through a quick, easy to read format. The Global Slavery Index (GSI), Part of the Walk Free Foundation, is a country-by-country map of… Read More The Global Slavery Index 2016: How is a hidden crime measured?
17/06/2016 | 06.00am By Lucy Steels
Hello and welcome to our new project – the Sophie Hayes Foundation blog! We’re very excited to be starting this new venture – a space to empower Survivors of trafficking, giving them an opportunity to share, their views, their experience. A space where we can explore the realities of trafficking, both globally but sometimes specifically… Read More A LITTLE INTRODUCTION…
We successfully completed our first two pilot Day 46 Programmes in April 2016 with some encouraging feedback from the women we worked with. Here’s some of what they said: “I just opened up inside and I made discoveries about things in me” “They gave me confidence in my future.” “No matter where I go, I know… Read More Day 46 Programme update!
We are very proud to have survivors of modern slavery showcasing their reflections on exploitation in the UK, accompanied by an original piece of artwork by Rosie Prince. Community members are invited to respond to the exhibition by expressing their personal Notes of Hope, which we will distribute to survivors of trafficking around the world. The exhibition… Read More Anti Slavery Day Exhibition at Husk Coffee Shop
Over the past year we have been speaking with survivors, aftercare providers and other organisations involved in fighting human trafficking and slavery to get a better idea of some of the obstacles faced by all. We have put all of our findings into a report Becoming Hope: Stories, Reflections and Recommendations about Trafficking and Slavery Aftercare in… Read More Becoming Hope: Stories, Reflections and Recommendations about Trafficking and Slavery Aftercare in the UK