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Slavery

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 18th October 2018.

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Photo of Roger Godsiff Roger Godsiff Labour, Birmingham, Hall Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government's strategy to end modern slavery includes specific objectives on supporting human rights defenders.

Photo of Mark Field Mark Field Minister of State

The UK’s support for Human Rights Defenders does not differentiate between the various aspects of rights they work on. The UK Guidelines on Working with Human Rights Defenders, ask all UK diplomatic missions to look for opportunities to work with and support human rights defenders across all aspects of their work, including Modern Slavery.

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