International development never stops. Progress in the fight against poverty is made possible by a myriad of organisations and campaigns. On this page you can find links to areas of development which are currently in the news.

2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade by the UK Parliament. Follow these links for more information:

  • Slave Britain is a photo exhibition marking ‘the 21st century trade in human lives’.
  • Anti-Slavery International is the world's oldest international human rights organisation and works exclusively against slavery and related abuses.
  • The truth isn’t sexy campaign has been set up a collective of volunteers to expose the truth behind human trafficking and prostitution.
  • The UN estimates that some 1.2 million children are trafficked every year. UNICEF are campaigning to end Child Trafficking.