Unchosen have a collection of Spot the Signs of Modern Slavery postcards and posters, to use at events or training.
These can purchased through our shop.


Spot the Signs

Slavery happens everywhere, and anyone can become a victim. Listed below are some of the signs that might indicate modern slavery. This is not an conclusive list. If you have any concerns about an individual or a situation please call one of our emergency helplines. Here are the tell-tale signs to look out for:

  • A person with poor physical appearance.
  • Someone who seems vulnerable and isolated from the community.
  • A person with few personal belongings.
  • Someone who has his or her movement restricted.
  • A group of people being moved around en masse at unusual hours.
  • Employers withholding passports and/or legal documents.
  • Evidence of physical/mental abuse.
  • Someone who is overly wary of the police/authorities.
  • Young people with much older boyfriends/girlfriends- especially in conjunction with an unstable family background/excessive use of drugs alcohol/multiple mobile phones/unexplained gifts.

If you notice any of these indicators happening in your community, don’t hesitate to call one of the dedicated anti-slavery helplines.

From the 2014 short film Michael.