Survivor scholars are now fully prepared to engage in the academic and policy work of the
global anti-slavery movement – government, the voluntary sector, and the academy should
actively solicit and receive their assessments, viewpoints, and unique expertise. The relatively
new Global Survivor Alliance( https://survivoralliance.org )
exists, in part, to facilitate such
collaboration and is available for consultation.
Those engaged in “victim-centred” social and protective services need to work closely with
survivors of slavery to ensure that their support is appropriate and needed.
One of the key needs and aspirations expressed by survivors of slavery is to pursue and
complete their education. All educational institutions should plan for and support, through
scholarships, fellowships, and appropriate services, survivors accomplishing their educational
The National Statistical Office, the Home Office, along with academic partners and the Human
Rights Data Analysis Group, should convene a meeting to work through the next steps in the
refinement and application of Multiple Systems Estimation (MSE).
All stake-holders should contribute and share data that enables the production of an agreed
upon and common version of MSE so that it may be tested using ‘like with like’ calculations.
Counties, cities, and the nations of Wales and Scotland should be encouraged to use MSE in
their own estimation of the prevalence of modern slavery.