Anti-Slavery International, founded in 1839, is the world's oldest international human rights organisation and the only charity in the United Kingdom to work exclusively against slavery and related abuses. Anti-Slavery International works to end human rights abuses by exposing current cases of slavery, campaigning for its eradication, supporting the initiatives of local organisations to release people, and pressing for more effective implementation of international laws against slavery.The NGO works at local, national and international levels to eliminate the system of slavery around the world
Their vision is a world free from slavery.
Their mission is to work directly and indirectly with beneficiaries and stakeholders from a grassroots to an international level to eradicate slavery and its causes from the world.
They aim to demonstrate the following values through our work, both internally and externally:
Transformative: They work at all levels for long-term, sustainable, systemic change, challenging power structures, persisting until our aims have been achieved.
Authoritative: They are a knowledgeable and reliable organisation whose positions are developed through sustained human rights-based work with affected peoples and communities, and through rigorous, evidence-based research.
Ethical: They are an independent organisation whose decisions, actions and positions are drawn from a human rights-based approach to driving targeted social change, are consistently applied and are not shaped by vested interests such as governments or corporations.
Equitable: They are committed to fairness, non-discrimination and mutual respect, both internally and externally, in all of our decisions and actions, and the impartial fulfilment of each person’s human rights and dignity, including where this may involve taking affirmative action in favour of disadvantaged individuals and groups.
Accountable: They are responsible to a range of groups and individuals, both internally and externally, for the integrity of our actions and decisions, demonstrated through a proactive culture of openness and transparency.
Collaborative: They are strengthened by working together, through respectful, participatory collaboration and consultation, proactively identifying and involving marginalised and vulnerable groups.See more