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Race Against Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking!

Countdown to Cardiff Marathon this Weekend October 7th 2018 

Team Bawso has over 100 runners taking part in the @CardiffHalf on Sunday 7th October Racing Against Modern Day Slavery & Human Trafficking

Join in & be part of our volunteer cheerleading team at the following times and locations along the route:

Bawso stall at the Marathon Event Village 
 8:30am – 09:30am

Slooper Road - By the Petrol Station 
10:00am to 11:00am

Tesco’s Penarth Marina 
10:30am to 11:30am

Cardiff Bay (Millennium Centre) 
10:45am to 11:45am

Albany Road (By NatWest) 
11:00am – 12:00am

Lakeside on 11mile 
11:15am – 12:30pm

Finishing at the Bawso stall at the Marathon Event Village 11:00am – 2:00pm

Please visit our Just Giving page to find out more about our runners and to sponsor Team Bawso  https://www.justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/bawso/cardiffhalfmarathon18

 

Race Against Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking!

Join Team Bawso today to run Cardiff Marathon October 7th 2018 

Modern Day slavery is on the increase and Bawso plays a crucial role across Wales in supporting victims of human trafficking.

Bawso is participating in Cardiff Half Marathon 2017, to raise awareness and funds to continue our work in Wales to support victims of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.  Can you help?

To sign up and register today  email cardiffmarathon@bawso.org.uk 

"Bawso gave me back my self esteem. Gave me back my confidence   and today I'm an independent person again"

Human trafficking is the second largest illegal trade in the world. It's the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation. Victims of human trafficking are subjected to coercion, exploitation, deception, kidnap, false imprisonment and rape.

Bawso offers outreach support to both male and female victims. Last year we supported 250 service users and 114 children under our Diogel Trafficking Project.     

‘ I didn’t know what you have to do, and my support worker here (Bawso) has helped me to understand what I have to do and the solicitor has also said I have rights like everybody else.

I want to move forward with my daughter here because if I go back we will be killed or the same things will happen again and I don’t want that.

I want to feel safe with my daughter. I worry about this all the time. She is only four years old but has seen so many bad things’



 

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