Tag: Campaign

World Fair Trade Day and the Fair Trade Challenge, 12-14 May 2017

  13th May 2017 is World Fair Trade Day, a worldwide celebration of fair trade, which helps fight poverty and exploitation by addressing issues of injustice or power imbalance in the supply chain of many products. On 13th May, events will be held around the world to celebrate the positive impact of fair trade, and… Continue Reading World Fair Trade Day and the Fair Trade Challenge, 12-14 May 2017

Make your Easter chocolate slavery free this year with the help of ACRATH and STOP THE TRAFFIK’s Good Egg Guide

Easter is almost upon us, and many people will already be buying chocolate eggs to gift to their family and friends on Easter Sunday. Before you make any purchases, it is worth considering whether the eggs you are buying this year are slavery-free.   Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) and STOP THE TRAFFIK are both… Continue Reading Make your Easter chocolate slavery free this year with the help of ACRATH and STOP THE TRAFFIK’s Good Egg Guide

WACOSS Media Release: “What If It Was Me?”

On Friday 20th January 2017, the WA Council of Social Service (WACOSS) launched it’s latest campaign, “What If It Was Me?” at the WACOSS New Year Sector Breakfast at King’s Park.   The breakfast was attended by JEDO Director, Carol Mitchell, and JEDO Administration Assistant, Maddy March-Anthony.   The campaign is being run in the… Continue Reading WACOSS Media Release: “What If It Was Me?”

United Nations and ACRATH | 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 25th Nov – 10th Dec

November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and is also the first day of the United Nations global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, and the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH)’s own 16-days of activism campaign, which focuses on the trafficking of girls and women.   This… Continue Reading United Nations and ACRATH | 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 25th Nov – 10th Dec

A Fairer World For All video | Caritas Australia

In October this year, Caritas Australia delivered messages from their supporters to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s office at a meeting in Canberra. These messages asked our government to stand up for a fairer world for all.   Caritas have put together a video featuring a some of these supporters (including a few Aboriginal Catholic Ministry staff)… Continue Reading A Fairer World For All video | Caritas Australia

Australian Aid | Sign the Anti-Poverty Week open letter to the PM, calling for increased aid funding

Anti-Poverty Week was two weeks ago, but its call for individuals, communities, organisations and governments to take action to address to causes and consequences of poverty around the world remains necessary.   Australian Aid are calling on people to sign their Anti-Poverty Week letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, which urges the Government to increase… Continue Reading Australian Aid | Sign the Anti-Poverty Week open letter to the PM, calling for increased aid funding

Hungry for Justice – Caritas Australia | State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 | Act Now

State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 This past year, 2015-16, has highlighted the Pacific’s vulnerability to extreme weather events that affect food and water supplies. The most significant trend in Oceania the last 12 months has been widespread hunger and thirst that is a result of severe weather events, successive emergencies, and ongoing… Continue Reading Hungry for Justice – Caritas Australia | State of the Environment Report for Oceania 2016 | Act Now

Caritas Australia | Ask our next Prime Minister to help build a Fairer World for All

Australia votes on 2nd July. Whoever wins the election, let’s make sure that the first thing they hear is our call for a world where all people live with dignity.   Send us your message now and we’ll deliver it after the election to whoever becomes our new Prime Minister.   “Dear Prime Minister, I… Continue Reading Caritas Australia | Ask our next Prime Minister to help build a Fairer World for All

Jump Up&Down 4 Kids in Detention

It’s time that we all jumped up and down to end indefinite mandatory immigration detention for kids. They don’t belong there. They never did.   The compelling evidence continues: mandatory detention is damaging the mental, physical and emotional well being of children. The Human Rights Commission’s Forgotten Children report into children in detention provides evidence… Continue Reading Jump Up&Down 4 Kids in Detention

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