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  • JOINT CAMPAIGN ASKS

    Ensuring safety and dignity for migrant workers in the UK

    Ahead of the King's Speech, Kalayaan joins forces with other leading charities to call for an end to migrant worker exploitation

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  • ZOE GARDNER WRITES FOR THE BIG ISSUE

    The hostile environment has failed. We need a new deal for migrant domestic workers

    The next government has a huge opportunity to reassess this record of failure, that has fuelled a massive rise in crime and exploitation

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  • BLOG

    “They’re profiting from the misery of the world”

    How the Hinduja exploitation trial in Switzerland is a typical case study of the exploitation of domestic workers in the UK and around the world

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  • NEW REPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL DOMESTIC WORKERS' DAY

    12 years of modern slavery: the smokescreen used to deflect state accountability

    Kalayaan urges the incoming Government to engage with the evidence and restore rights for this workforce

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CASE STUDY 1: TRAFFICKED

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

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Latest News / See all news

“They’re profiting from the misery of the world”:…

by Sophie Levack, Policy Officer at Kalayaan Last week, news broke that some members of the Hinduja family...

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12 years of modern slavery: Kalayaan’s new report exp…

  On International Domestic Workers’ Day 2024, Kalayaan releases our new report, 12 years of modern slavery:…

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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…

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The National Referral Mechanism: Near Breaking Point …

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

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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..…

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Latest News / See all news

“They’re profiting from the misery of the world”:…

by Sophie Levack, Policy Officer at Kalayaan Last week, news broke that some members of the Hinduja family...

Read here

12 years of modern slavery: Kalayaan’s new report exp…

  On International Domestic Workers’ Day 2024, Kalayaan releases our new report, 12 years of modern slavery:…

Read here

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

Comments About Our Work

‘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
Chief Executive, NCVO

Campaigns / See all campaigns

12 years of modern slavery: Kalayaan’s new report exposes the smokescreen used to deny rights to migrant domestic workers that would keep them safe at work

  On International Domestic Workers’ Day 2024, Kalayaan releases our new report, 12 years of modern slavery: the…

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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…

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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 Session…

Read here

Campaigns / See all campaigns

12 years of modern slavery: Kalayaan’s new report exposes the smokescreen used to deny rights to migrant domestic workers that would keep them safe at work

  On International Domestic Workers’ Day 2024, Kalayaan releases our new report, 12 years of modern slavery: the…

Read here

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