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Conference in New Zealand on human trafficking

Anglicans in New Zealand are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation is infiltrating Kiwi life and to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off. 

17 July 2017

USPG appeals for funds to stop child slavery in India

Seventeen-year-old Daya was courted by a young man who then persuaded her to elope.  But Daya’s dreams of a happy future ended when she realised she had been tricked into bonded labour, forced to work long hours at a biscuit factory, and was then abused in the evenings.

13 July 2017

Australian religious leaders call for action on modern slavery

The Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has joined other religious leaders in Australia in calling for a new law to tackle modern slavery.

07 December 2016

Mission, refugees, and peace in the Holy Land addressed by WCC

The next World Mission Conference of the WCC will take place in Arusha, Tanzania, in March 2018, it was announced last week.

01 July 2016

Equipping churches to respond to Human Trafficking

Representatives from Anglican and Salvation Army churches across Africa met in Cape Town last week to share insights and build a common vision on how to tackle human trafficking and modern day slavery.

01 June 2016

Summit mobilises community to address human trafficking

Some 20 million people are refugees and 21 million are victims of human trafficking. St James’ Episcopal Church in Elmhurst, Queens, has held a day-conference to raise awareness of the issue and to hear from migrant workers who, having survived the clutches of human traffickers, have gone on to become advocates for other victims.

11 May 2016

European Anglicans train to combat human-trafficking

The Diocese in Europe has held a day training conference to teach Anglicans how to combat human trafficking following a diocesan-wide survey which identified a pool of potential volunteers willing to take action against human trafficking if they received appropriate training and local service opportunities.

05 February 2016

Church called to fight for victims of slavery and trafficking

The Church should “re-commit and re-dedicate itself to do all for the freedom of those enslaved and trafficked, so that they may have life and have it more abundantly,” the general secretary of the Synod of the Church of North India has said.

12 January 2016

Mission agency highlights companies' role in fight against slavery and trafficking

A leading Anglican mission agency is calling for companies to appoint an individual board member with responsibility for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to ensure that the company – and its suppliers and partners – comply with human rights; particularly in the area of modern slavery and human trafficking.

20 November 2015

New York church helps human trafficking victims

Daisy, a 37-year-old mother, hasn’t seen her three children in more than seven-and-a-half years, since she left them in the care of her husband in the Philippines so that she could come to work cleaning hotel rooms in New York.

19 November 2015

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.