We’re Launching the Day 46 Programme In Birmingham!

  We're SO excited to confirm that we'll be launching our next Day 46 Centre in Birmingham from September 2018!  We have been running the Day 46 Programme since 2016 in London and worked with over 140 survivors of trafficking, and we're excited to make a big impact to the lives of the many survivors…

We’re recruiting a new treasurer!

Passionate about fighting slavery AND great with numbers?? You could be the next super trustee we have been looking for.  Join us at a critical stage of growth to help us drive sustainability, manage our finances and reach our purpose of empowering survivors of trafficking even more effectively. You can find more details here: https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/information/governance/trustee-bank/vacancy-search/1508?view=vacancy…

Today our 100th Participant starts the Day 46 Programme!

A message from our CEO We have reached over 100 women! We started the Day 46 Programme piloting in two London safehouses in February 2016, as a group of friends at Sophie Hayes Foundation who wanted to help survivors of trafficking grow in confidence, self-belief, purpose, and employability. The first programmes were VERY steep learning curves,…

Face Trafficking and Show Heart #SophiesLoveStory #SendLove

Sophie’s Love Story* is a true story of survival from human trafficking. Sophie was a British girl, groomed for 4 years and trafficked on the streets of Italy, by a man she thought loved her. Sadly, this is not an isolated case, an estimated 13,000 people in the UK are subject to these forms of…

An Anti-Slavery Guide to Christmas Gifts: Gifts that go further

'Is your bargain more sinister than it appears?' #ModernDaySlavery The Christmas period has become synonymous with consumerism. Black Friday, Boxing Day and January sales, all with one common theme - finding the best deal. What we don’t often realise is that however good the bargain is, what you’re purchasing may be more sinister than it…

Fighting modern day slavery with… creativity?

When you read the words ‘tackling modern day slavery’, what comes to mind? Perhaps you picture a safehouse; perhaps a police officer. You might associate the phrase with a number of charities, or maybe you think of bills being discussed in Parliament. But here’s a word that may not have been immediately obvious – creativity.…

Feeling compelled to act

Charity lead Naomi Telfer will be speaking at the upcoming Women for Change event, "Tackling Modern Slavery: Raising Awareness & Supporting Survivors" on 22 September from 19.15 to 21.30. All proceeds will go to the Sophie Hayes Foundation.  This post was first published on the Women for Change and the Shiva Foundation websites. I’ll never forget the…