This month, Oldham Council is looking to celebrate Black History Month with Oldham Libraries, Gallery Oldham and Facebook Live Events.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is the first of its kind in Europe and specifically addresses slavery and trafficking in the 21st Century.
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, famed for his pivotal role in the abolition of slavery, but little attention is given these days to his eternal token of gratitude to the working people of Manchester.
A Rochdale factory raid has rescued 20 Eastern European immigrants who were getting paid paid less than two pound per hour for working more than 80 hours per week.
A deaf and mute girl – who was trafficked into the country aged ten and was repeatedly raped and forced to do domestic chores by her Eccles-based captors – has been awarded more than £100,000 in compensation.