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Human Trafficking and Slavery

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Content on this page includes updates mostly from (though not limited to) ACRATH, which stands for Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans, endorsed by Catholic Religious Australia.

ACRATH is committed to working together towards the elimination of human trafficking in Australia, the Asia Pacific region, and globally. To find more detailed and up-to-date news, information and resources on human trafficking, visit acrath.org.au.


 

Tuesday, 09 April 2013 10:05

Where politics and chocolates meet ACRATH

Not content to sit on their advocacy gains, members of the ACRATH March 2013 advocacy team spent four days in Canberra where they found that the issue of human trafficking has not only business, but also bipartisan support.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 00:23

A united effort to stop human trafficking

Sister of Charity Suzette Clark introduces the work of UNANIMA International, which recently submitted a statement on ending the demand for trafficking in girls to the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

International Women’s Day this year became particularly memorable for the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) with two significant victories in the lead up to this celebration. 

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 09:34

Hard earned gains for ACRATH

Week-long lobbying by the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) in Canberra among lawmakers and policy makers has not only achieved favourable legislation and policy outcomes but also raised the profile of the group.

A group of women religious from around Australia will make their sixth annual pilgrimage to Canberra next week in a bid to influence policies affecting people trafficked into Australia.

Monday, 28 May 2012 18:19

Government recognises ACRATH role

ACRATH logo Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) had a successful trip to Canberra last month with the Federal Government providing substantial new funding.

Thursday, 13 October 2011 18:18

Four Corners program on human trafficking

ACRATH logo Australian Catholic Religious Against Human Trafficking (ACRATH) recommends Sally Neighbour’s Four Corners program, ‘Sex Slavery’, which goes inside the world of human trafficking – a world where women are bought and sold and traded like commodities. 

Thursday, 04 August 2011 04:40

Taking trafficking issues to Canberra

Women Religious from across Australia will be asking politicians to play a bigger role in international prevention of trafficking of humans when they meet with them in Canberra this week.

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