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Refuge for trafficked children on track to open next year

A new Anglican-run community shelter to provide a home for trafficked children is on course to open next year in Accra, Ghana.

03 August 2017

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with a new discernment group.

01 August 2017

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

Archbishop of Canterbury and Ecumenical Patriarch commit to tackling modern slavery

The Archbishop of Canterbury and His All-Holiness Bartholomew of Constantinople have pledged to fight modern slavery in its various forms.

08 February 2017

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry leads reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

A week-long Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage to Ghana will focus on reconciliation, visiting cities and sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

19 January 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

Zanzibar's Christ Church Cathedral opens slave-trade heritage centre

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral stands in Stone Town as a symbol of remembrance to the men, women and children taken from East Africa and sold into slavery.

24 June 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

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