Who we are

Merton Against Trafficking ('MAT') was set up in September 2008. We are a voluntary organisation dedicated to the elimination of trafficking people for exploitation within the London Borough of Merton.

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What we do

We believe that when people act things change. MAT seeks to act in the following areas:

  • Raise awareness
  • Lobby / advocacy
  • Direct action

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Support us

There are a number of ways that you can support the work of MAT:

  • Join MAT
  • Support MAT financially
  • Take action

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What is trafficking?

Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It includes people who have been forced into marriage and low paid labour, asylum seekers, and women or children trafficked into the sex industry, as well as children sold by their parents...

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Need Help?

If you are a victim of trafficking and would like to get help, call The Salvation Army's helpline on

0300 303 8151

or click the link below for other useful contacts

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