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  • VISA ANNIVERSARY

    To mark 12 years of the harmful Overseas Domestic Worker visa, Kalayaan hosted a coffee morning with comrades and allies

    Our Community Engagement Lead Becca shares her thoughts on the day in our latest blog

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  • FRANCESCA HUMI WRITES FOR OPENDEMOCRACY

    Theresa May leaves legacy of cruelty for domestic workers

    May’s heartless policies will go on tormenting migrant domestic workers long after she steps down as MP

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  • REPORT LAUNCH

    The National Referral Mechanism: Near Breaking Point – Progress Report 2024 – One Year On

    Our worst fears realised: The Government has failed to act putting survivors at unnecessary risk

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  • ADVOCACY IN GENEVA

    Kalayaan speaks to the United Nations about what needs to change to support all migrant domestic workers and all survivors of slavery

    Our Policy Officer Sophie shares her experiences in Geneva in our new blog post

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Regina’ (not her real name) was brought to the UK by an employer to work in their private household…

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Kalayaan marks 12 years of the harmful Overseas Domesti…

  By Becca Hirst, Community Engagement Lead for Kalayaan. On 3 April 2024, Kalayaan hosted a coffee morning...…

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Kalayaan speaks to the United Nations in Geneva

  Our Policy Officer, Sophie Levack, attended and made a statement at the Human Rights Committee’s 140th Ses…

Read here

The National Referral Mechanism: Near Breaking Point …

  Today, ahead of the Human Trafficking Foundation’s forum held at Linklaters, Kalayaan is launching our new…

Read here

Kalayaan’s 2024 Policy Briefing

Kalayaan is welcoming the new year with a reinvigorated focus on protecting migrant domestic workers from human tra…

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The family worker exemption revisited: a sustained camp…

Click below to read an article by our Trustee Natalie Sedacca: The family worker exemption revisited: a sustained..…

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UK Parliament receives evidence from Kalayaan

On 13 September 2023, Kalayaan provided oral evidence on the experience of migrant domestic workers in the United..…

Read here

Marking 11 years of the harmful Overseas Domestic Worke…

  On 4 April 2023, ahead of the 11 year anniversary of the visa terms being changed and...

Read here

Report launch: The National Referral Mechanism: Near Br…

  Today, ahead of the Human Trafficking Foundation‘s forum, held at Linklaters, Kalayaan has published o…

Read here

Latest News / See all news

Kalayaan marks 12 years of the harmful Overseas Domesti…

  By Becca Hirst, Community Engagement Lead for Kalayaan. On 3 April 2024, Kalayaan hosted a coffee morning...…

Read here

Kalayaan speaks to the United Nations in Geneva

  Our Policy Officer, Sophie Levack, attended and made a statement at the Human Rights Committee’s 140th Ses…

Read here

The National Referral Mechanism: Near Breaking Point …

  Today, ahead of the Human Trafficking Foundation’s forum held at Linklaters, Kalayaan is launching our new…

Read here

Kalayaan’s 2024 Policy Briefing

Kalayaan is welcoming the new year with a reinvigorated focus on protecting migrant domestic workers from human tra…

Read here

The family worker exemption revisited: a sustained camp…

Click below to read an article by our Trustee Natalie Sedacca: The family worker exemption revisited: a sustained..…

Read here

UK Parliament receives evidence from Kalayaan

On 13 September 2023, Kalayaan provided oral evidence on the experience of migrant domestic workers in the United..…

Read here

Marking 11 years of the harmful Overseas Domestic Worke…

  On 4 April 2023, ahead of the 11 year anniversary of the visa terms being changed and...

Read here

Report launch: The National Referral Mechanism: Near Br…

  Today, ahead of the Human Trafficking Foundation‘s forum, held at Linklaters, Kalayaan has published o…

Read here

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‘Kalayaan have combined both this professional service with campaigning and influencing public policy, and for that reason, Kalayaan is a very very good winner.’

The Guardian Charity Awards 2010

Stuart Etherington
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Kalayaan marks 12 years of the harmful Overseas Domestic Worker visa with comrades and allies

  By Becca Hirst, Community Engagement Lead for Kalayaan. On 3 April 2024, Kalayaan hosted a coffee morning…

Read here

Kalayaan speaks to the United Nations in Geneva

  Our Policy Officer, Sophie Levack, attended and made a statement at the Human Rights Committee’s 140th Session…

Read here

The National Referral Mechanism: Near Breaking Point – Progress Report 2024 – One Year On

  Today, ahead of the Human Trafficking Foundation’s forum held at Linklaters, Kalayaan is launching our new report,…

Read here

Campaigns / See all campaigns

Kalayaan marks 12 years of the harmful Overseas Domestic Worker visa with comrades and allies

  By Becca Hirst, Community Engagement Lead for Kalayaan. On 3 April 2024, Kalayaan hosted a coffee morning…

Read here

Kalayaan speaks to the United Nations in Geneva

  Our Policy Officer, Sophie Levack, attended and made a statement at the Human Rights Committee’s 140th Session…

Read here

The National Referral Mechanism: Near Breaking Point – Progress Report 2024 – One Year On

  Today, ahead of the Human Trafficking Foundation’s forum held at Linklaters, Kalayaan is launching our new report,…

Read here