Media

Government rules 'license domestic slavery' Divya Talwar and Catrin Nye BBC Asian Network 31 March 2014. More BBC coverage on this issue here and listen to the documentary here

How the Home Office traps domestic workers in slavery Alastair Sloan, 13 March 2014

Chris Grayling launches court battle over EU rights charter The Telegraph, 25 January 2014

Diplomats who commit crimes shouldn’t get a free pass, The Washington Post, 2 January 2014

Equality investigation will expose the plight of low-paid cleaners The Observer, 29 December 2013

Modern slavery bill set to streamline human trafficking cases The Guardian, 22 November 2013

Tighter visa rules 'increase risk of slavery for migrant workers' The Times, 22 November 2013

Never mind human rights law, EU law is much more powerful The Guardian, 9 October 2013

Labour vows to bring back overseas domestic worker visas, The Guardian, 23 September 2013

Britian turns back the clock on domestic workers. The New Internationalist, 2 July 2013

A huge percentage of the population without redress – that is dangerous The Social Issue, 2 July 2013

When a job becomes a jail The Tablet 8 June 2013

Migrant domestic worker labour rights under fire freemovement 24 May 2013

Man jailed for abuse of 'enslaved' woman in London BBC.co.uk 16 May 2013

Legally Trapped: UK legislation Concerning Migrant Domestic Workers Regresses Whilst Middle Eastern Initiatives look Progressive Spit it Out, 14 May 2013

The Noise on immigration is drowning out real problems The Guardian, 13 May 2013

Three guilty of abuse of 'enslaved' woman in London BBC.co.uk 19 April 2013

Raped, beaten, and enslaved for years – and handed back to her tormentors when she went to beg police for help The Independent 19 April 2013

More women are forced into slavery after change to immigration law The Independent 3 January 2013

British Stories of Nigerian Cinderellas are no fairy tale The Independent, 24 January 2013

ILO urges better pay and conditions for 53 million domestic workers The Guardian, 9 January 2013

UK based domestic workers share stories of exploitation ABS-CBN News, 20 December 2012

Workers abused by immune diplomats The Washington Times, 13 December 2012

Human Luggage: Lives of Neo-bondage and servitude Open Democracy, 30 November 2012

Where there is no sunlight: one worker's story The New Londoners, 29 May 2012

Woman allegedly trafficked from India: Six Charged BBC, 18 May 2012

Britain is turning its back on slavery and the abolitionist ethos Open Democracy, 8 March 2012

UK new visa rules disadvantage workers Press TV, 7 March 2012

Looking in the wrong direction? Changes to the ODW visa and its consequences Migration Pulse, 5 March 2012

Two-thirds cut in migrant workers staying permanently under minimum salary plans (includes disclosure of decision on domestic worker visa) The Telegraph, 26 February 2012

Earn 35K to stay in the UK: New pay threshold to cut migrant numbers (includes disclosure of decision on domestic worker visa) The Sun, 25 February 2012

Lesser Citizens: Indian Migrant Domestic Worker in the UK Manushi, December 2011

Modern day slavery: the plight of domestic workers in the UK Guardian, 18 December 2011

Service not Servitude: Protecting the rights of domestic workers IPPR, 17 Oct 2011

Cameron plans to drop visa that saved his children's nanny Independent on Sunday, 16 October 2011

The Camerons, their Nepalese nanny and a very special visa Mail Online, 16 October 2011

Melanie McFadyean: Dark Places and Dirty Secrets The Independent, 13 September 2011

CARJ joins call for Government to retain migrant domestic workers visa Catholic Association for Racial Justice, 11 September 2011

Domestic workers demonstrate over UK visa changes BBC Online, 4 September 2011

Its a numbers game... could we PLEASE use the right ones? Migration Pulse, 18 August 2011

London HIV scientist jailed for keeping woman as slave BBC Online, Thursday 11 August 2011

HIV expert kept woman as a slave in Thamesmead The Telegraph Thursday 11 August 2011

Scientist 'smuggled woman from Africa to work as slave in her home' The Telegraph Friday 5 August 2011

HIV expert 'beat Tanzanian house slave with a wooden spoon after smuggling her into Britain' The Mail Online Tuesday 2 August 2011

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2021513/HIV-expert-Rebecca-Balira-beat-slave-Methodia-Mathias-wooden-spoon.html#ixzz1U9OtUU6O

US state department concerned by lack of UK help for abused embassy staff The Guardian, 27 June 2011

A wound that shames our present 50.50 Inclusive Democracy, Jenny Moss, 21 June 2011

One step forward but two steps back for migrant domestic workers Left Foot Forward Friday 10 June 2011

Servant paid £2.50 an hour wins tribunal against Arab Princess The Telegraph Thursday 9 June 2011

Test case on 'abuse of embassy workers' The Times, 16 May 2011

Domestic 'slave' girls sue Met for failing to save them from abuse Evening Standard, 10 March 2011

African woman kept as slave, London court hears CNN, 8 March 2011

African woman kept as slave by retired Harrow doctor BBC, 8 March 2011

Hidden Voices, stories from behind closed doors Domestic Worker Action Group, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, 21 October 2010

Think slavery is a thing of the past? Think again Independent on Sunday, 17 October 2010

Law centre wins over a quarter of a million pounds for Sudanese domestic workers Law Centres Federation, 11 October 2010

Council worker says employers should be able to slap their maids Telegraph, 3 September 2010

'Servants sometimes need a slap and we don't let ours out of the house': Council worker provokes storm with outrageous twitter comments Daily Mail, 3 September 2010

Fury at consultant who said servants 'need a good slap' Evening Standard, 3 September 2010

Britain's Secret Slaves Dispatches, 4oD, Originally aired 30 August 2010

Does diplomatic immunity breach a victims human rights? Guardian, 30 August 2010

Foreign diplomats abusing immunity to keep domestic slaves in Britain Telegraph, 30 August 2010

Exploited worker 'went four years without being paid' BBC Asian Network, 11 August 2010

How domestic workers become slaves G2, Guardian, 6 August 2010

Spotlight on Marissa Begonia ITUC, 2 August 2010

'Save domestic slaves' (law enforcement response to trafficking for domestic servitude) Kalayaan in IPU Review, Summer 2010

Saturday Live: Fi Glover BBC Radio 4, 17 July 2010

File on 4 documentary BBC Radio 4, 8pm, 22 June 2010

Anti-trafficking measures "not fit for purpose" BBC News, 15 June 2010

UK breaking European convention against trafficking, report findsUK breaking European convention against trafficking Guardian, 16 June 2010

Maid 'drank acid to escape life as wealthy couple's slave' Daily Mail, 22 April 2010

"The abuse of migrant workers by London's diplomatic elite is a scandal that must end now" Telegraph, Friday 19 March 2010

"Cry of a migrant" 50:50 Open Democracy, 17 March 2010

"Life on a knife edge" 50:50 Open Democracy, 17 March 2010

"Saudi and Emerati diplomats accused of trafficking staff into UK" The Guardian, Tuesday 23 February 2010

Domestic workers brought by diplomats need the right to change employer BBC London News, Monday 22 February 2010

"Diplomats in London embassies 'traffic women to use as slaves'" The Sunday Times, Sunday 21 February 2010

"Migrant domestic workers: 'I was in a prison, a cage, just like a slave' The Times, 21 January 2010

"Ministers back 'anti-slavery law'" BBC News, 28 October 2009

One woman's success is another's exploitation The Observer, Sunday 20 September 2009

Diplomat's nanny lifts lid on modern slavery The Independent on Sunday, 9th August 2009

'When I hear of girls working in London who swallow acid, I know it could have been me' The Observer 24th May 2009

BBC coverage of the Bonded Labour Report 2nd July 2008

Migrant domestic workers 'abused in the UK' The Metro 2nd July 2008

Report by Alison Holt, BBC on abuse of migrant domestic workers in the UK 2nd July 2008

Indian domestic help facing servere abuse in UK: Study Express India 2nd July 2008

Migrant domestic help at risk in Britain Tahindian News 2nd July 2008

US 'slavery' woman is given 11 years BBC news 27th June 2008

Liz Hurley pays 'slave-wage' to Indian maid, Graham Brough and Martin Fricker, 20 February 2008, The Mirror

New York millionaires guilty in 'modern day slavery' case, Frank Eltman, 18th December 2007, The Independent

The Cost of Loving, Melissa Benn, 23rd June 2007, The Guardian

An important progressive response to globalisation is about to be reversed, Compass online May 22, 2007

No place like home, Hsiao-Hung Pai, 5th May 2007, The Guardian

Domestic Abuse. Hsiao-Hung Pai, May 2007,Socialist Review

Domestic workers in the Points-Based system. Alison Harvey, Gherson and Co. 1st May 2007

UK signs Council of Europe Convention on Trafficking. Alison Harvey, Gherson and Co. 25th March 2007

Polly Billington’s Report on planned changes to the rules for Migrant Domestic Workers. The Today Programme. Radio 4. 28th March 2007 6.52am

Madeleine Bunting Incredibly, we are about to legalise modern domestic slavery again 26th March 2007 The Guardian Comment and Debate

London's twenty-first-century slave trade Rebecca Taylor Time Out March 2007

Immigration rules to leave unskilled workers in the lurch From Anasudhin Azeez (Our correspondent) 4 March 2007 Khaleej Times Online

Migrant workers stand to lose their rights By Nigel Morris, Home Affairs Correspondent. Published: 02 March 2007 The Independent

Serves us right if the domestics turn dirty. Cristina Odone January 21, 2007 The Observer

Slavery in the UK The Independent 27th December 2006

Small community organisations deliver big returns. Bob Holman.

Bob Holman: The Glasgow Herald 11th July 06

Middle East Crisis: Thousands of domestic workers are caught up in the crisis. The Guardian / Monday July 24 2006

'Suburban Slaves' Article published in Real Magazine 28th April -12 May 06 issue.

Britain's Streets of Slavery: This BBC series puts the spotlight on unpaid carers, migrant workers, domestic servants and human trafficking in the streets of modern Britain.

Human Rights Watch: Singapore Domestic Workers Suffer Grave Abuses

Choices: Addressing access to sexual and reproductive health for vulnerable communities in Europe:The Illusion of Rights: migrant domestic workers and maternal health in the UK