Modern slavery

What you can do if you are affected by modern slavery

Modern slavery is when people are:

  • forced by threats or violence to work for little or no pay
  • given no power to control what work they do or where they do it

This can include

  • domestic slavery
  • forced sex work
  • being forced to take part in crimes
  • forced labour

Modern slavery is also known as:

  • human trafficking
  • forced labour
  • domestic servitude

Thames Valley Police has advice on how to spot the signs of modern slavery.

If you have come across a situation that may be modern slavery, report it to us or the police.

You can also read our modern slavery statement.

Contact the community safety team

If you have a question about what you can do if you are affected by modern slavery that is not answered on this page, you can email us for help at [email protected].