Croydon Community Against Trafficking


Sex, lies and online affairs: why Croydon is the adultery capital of London

Posted on April 9th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 7 comments

What are the consequences of a society where adultery is viewed as ‘just a bit of fun’?

An interesting and desperately sad article in the Croydon Advertiser last month revealed that over 18,000 Croydonians are currently signed up to Illicit Encounters, a self-described ‘discreet and confidential extra-marital dating service for men and women’.

None of this is surprising, when you consider that Croydon is the adultery … Read More »



I escaped from modern slavery: a Croydon resident’s story

Posted on October 13th, by Charlotte Smith in Politics & Society. 4 comments

The disturbing account of the events which led Charlotte Smith to join the Croydon Community Against Trafficking

I am a member of the Croydon Community Against Trafficking, supporting its work helping victims of the international trade in people. Modern slavery happens in Croydon and affects people in Croydon, not just those from other parts of the world who come here, but also British nationals. I would like … Read More »



The tireless work of Croydon Community Against Trafficking – and how you can help

Posted on August 10th, by Saima Raza in Politics & Society. No Comments

Modern slavery is still a terrible, pernicious presence – even in Croydon and surrounding areas

Slavery. It’s a compelling word, undoubtedly eliciting a response and conjuring images of a particularly malevolent chapter in human history. The term ‘history’ is misleading in this case; people mistakenly believe slavery is confined to the annals of history. It is not. It has adroitly followed us into the 21st century. Modern … Read More »



Croydon Community Against Trafficking (CCAT) marks Anti-Slavery Day 2014

Posted on October 17th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

CCAT is marking Anti-Slavery Day on Saturday 20th October with a programme of events including an art exhibition and a music event  at Matthew’s Yard 

Release begins: In 2014, CCAT is marking Anti-Slavery day (18 October) with events including an art exhibition, ‘Freedom – Drawing a Moral Line’ running from 3-20 October, and a music event on the 16 October. Both events will highlight the charity’s work in … Read More »