Underground Lives: The Reality of Modern Slavery in London in 2018 (Fact sheet)

March 2019

The fact sheet reveals the true face of modern slavery in London in 2018.

On The Sidelines: The Economic and Personal Cost of Childhood Exposure to Domestic Violence

March 2019

New analysis from charity Pro Bono Economics, carried out for Hestia, highlights the staggering potential cost, up to £1.4bn, to UK taxpayers of children exposed to severe domestic violence who are not given support to overcome their trauma. 

Read the report here.

Read the press release here.

Underground Lives: Male Victims of Modern Slavery

Underground Lives: Male Victims of Modern Slavery

October 2018

The third publication in our ‘Underground Lives’ series. This report shines a light on the experiences of male victims of modern slavery in London. 

With special thanks to ATLEU, the Helen Bamber Foundation, the Human Trafficking Foundation, Hope for Justice, the Metropolitan Police Anti-Slavery Unit and other organisations interviewed as part of our research.

We are also grateful to Hogan Lovells who supported the legal research.

Everyone's Business: Domestic Abuse & Employment

September 2018

Everyone’s Business is a new innovative cross-partnership programme putting employers at the heart of tackling domestic abuse and providing them with the tools they need to recognise and prevent domestic abuse, be prepared to receive disclosures and actively respond and speedily support employees
who are experiencing or perpetrating domestic

abuse.

Hestia's Response to the Domestic Abuse Consultation

June 2018

The Domestic Abuse Bill provides a once in a generation opportunity to transform our
response to domestic abuse. Our consultation response has been informed by our service
users, both directly and through the everyday experiences of our staff.

#WhatICanDo: The Role of Friends & Family in Tackling Domestic Abuse 

May 2018

Hestia commissioned leading market research company Opinium to undertake a survey of 2,003 nationally representative UK adults (aged 18+). This report is based on the results of an online survey. Our results have been weighted to nationally representative criteria.

Underground Lives: Pregnancy & Modern Slavery

March 2018

The second release in our ‘Underground Lives’ series. This report shines a light on the experiences of pregnant victims of modern slavery in London.

Underground Lives: The Reality of Modern Slavery in London - 2018 UPDATE

March 2018

An updated release of the first report in the 'Underground Lives' series.

Funding for Supported Housing: Consultation Response 

January 2018

Read our consultation response for Funding for Supporting Housing 

Improving access to Social Housing for victims of domestic abuse: Consultation Response 

January 2018

Read our consultation response for Improving access to Social Housing for victims of domestic abuse

Underground Lives: The Reality of Modern Slavery in London 

November 2017

The report reveals the true face of modern slavery in London, with our figures suggesting that the problem is different in the capital in comparison with the rest of the UK.

From Victim to Survivor: Domestic abuse in 21st Century London

April 2016

The report reveals the experiences of 206 women living in our domestic abuse refuges. 

Hidden Child: The Forgotten Victims of Domestic Abuse

September 2015

The report reveals their needs to be at the very heart of the UK’s response to domestic abuse.