Tag: Human Trafficking

World Day against Trafficking in Persons_30th July 2019

  UNITED NATIONS Artwork from the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018, UNODC. Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. Since 2003 the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has collected information on about 225,000 victims of trafficking detected worldwide. Globally… Continue Reading World Day against Trafficking in Persons_30th July 2019

World Day against Trafficking in Persons _30th July 2018

  UN_World Day Against Trafficking in Humans Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation. While… Continue Reading World Day against Trafficking in Persons _30th July 2018

Columban Priest Highlights Hopes of Combatting Human Trafficking in Asia / The Record

By Amanda Murthy “We the Church have to show the love of Christ towards migrants, and defend those who are victims of human trafficking. We have to be the voice of the voiceless.” These sentiments were delivered by Melbourne-born Columban Missionary Priest Father Peter O’Neill SSC, who was in Western Australia on Thursday 5 April… Continue Reading Columban Priest Highlights Hopes of Combatting Human Trafficking in Asia / The Record

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June | United Nations

  19 June 2017 is the second annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. This day is observed by the United Nations to “raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and to pay… Continue Reading International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June | United Nations

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

Lent 2017: Project Compassion, Slavery-Free Chocolate and The Grace of Earth

  Wednesday 1st March 2017 is Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. As we enter the Lenten season, here are three important social justice and ecological campaigns and resources to get involved with during the next few weeks. Click on the links below to jump to the section that interests you, or scroll down to… Continue Reading Lent 2017: Project Compassion, Slavery-Free Chocolate and The Grace of Earth

Bishop Vincent address on World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking | Catholic Outlook

Bishop Vincent address on human trafficking Bishop Vincent Long delivered the following address on human trafficking on World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking. Dear friends, Yesterday, among all the less inspiring headlines such as the ongoing Royal Commission hearing into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, the defection of Senator Cory… Continue Reading Bishop Vincent address on World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking | Catholic Outlook

Resources for Bakhita Day or World Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking | 8th February 2017

The 8th of February 2017 is the World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking, and is also the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita. The following information and resources have been provided by the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH).   World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking… Continue Reading Resources for Bakhita Day or World Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking | 8th February 2017

Eliminating gender-based violence focus of 16-day campaign — World Council of Churches

01 December 2016 The days from 25 November to 10 December have been set aside for a campaign called “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.” The campaign began on United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and will run through Human Rights Day. The World Council of Churches (WCC), along… Continue Reading Eliminating gender-based violence focus of 16-day campaign — World Council of Churches

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