Group supporting young Albanian asylum seekers nominated for anti-slavery award

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Friday, 24 September, 2021

The Shpresa Programme has been nominated for an Outstanding Contributions Award at the Anti Slavery Day Awards 2021 to honour their work with young Albanian unaccompanied asylum seekers in the UK. Unaccompanied children and young people from Albania face particular challenges within the UK asylum system which are inextricably linked to their vulnerability to Modern Slavery.

Through focused working with over 100 unaccompanied young people each year, Shpresa has developed a distinctive expertise and an outstanding track record in coordinating wider research and advocacy efforts to raise the profile of the vulnerabilities faced by asylum seeking young people and to ensure that these are carefully considered in policy dialogue and debates.

Click here to vote for Shpresa and to find out more about the awards.


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