Pregnant modern slaves face 'shocking' danger

Pregnant modern slaves face 'shocking' danger
 

A quarter of women rescued from modern slavery in the UK are pregnant and facing "shocking" levels of danger and deprivation, says a charity.
Hestia, which runs safe houses, says pregnant women can escape or be abandoned by traffickers and left to sleep rough without any healthcare.
"Many contemplate suicide. All are isolated and long for contact with their mothers," says the study.
The charity says "urgent action" is needed to help such vulnerable women.
Hestia, one of the UK's biggest providers of support for victims of slavery, says there is insufficient... read more

 
8 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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