Tag: Slavery

Intl Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2019

https://en.unesco.org International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23rd August UNESCO Building peace in the minds of men and women International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23AUGUST The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic)… Continue Reading Intl Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2019

Make your Easter chocolate slavery free this year with the help of ACRATH

  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… Continue Reading Make your Easter chocolate slavery free this year with the help of ACRATH

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2018

Slave Trade Abolition_United Nations © UN Photo / Rick Bajornas – The Ark of Return, Permanent Memorial to honour the victims of slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The date 23 August marks the anniversary of the 1791 insurrection of enslaved men and women in the western part of the island of Santo Domingo, which,… Continue Reading International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition_23rd August 2018

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

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

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery | 2nd December 2016

Friday 2nd December 2016 is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, a day that is observed by the United Nations every year to spread awareness about the need to eradicate modern forms of slavery.   Slavery still exists in many forms around the world, including human trafficking, forced marriage, sexual exploitation, child labour and… Continue Reading International Day for the Abolition of Slavery | 2nd December 2016

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition | 23rd August 2016

  The 23rd August is acknowledged by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition.   In her message for this year’s Day of Remembrance, the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova said: UNESCO is marking International Day for the Remembrance of… Continue Reading International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition | 23rd August 2016

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade – 25th March, 2016

  Friday 25th March marks the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. This day is honoured every year by the United Nations to remember those who, for over 400 years, suffered and died as victims of this tragic and brutal slavery system, and to raise awareness of the… Continue Reading International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade – 25th March, 2016

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