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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

Church of England steps up fight against human trafficking

The C of E is setting up a network of champions to work alongside police forces and statutory and non-statutory agencies to support victims of human trafficking. Last year more than 2,300 people were identified as victims of trafficking in the UK from more than 96 different countries. That figure is set to rise following the coming into force of the new Modern Slavery Act which creates new offences and sets out a number of measures to protect victims.

10 November 2015

"Tour Against Trafficking" aims to raise awareness stamp out slavery

Diana Cisneros, herself a victim of human trafficking, has helped another victim find safe haven after her husband saw a young girl running from a hotel with no shoes on. "It was a red flag to him. He pulled the car over and talked to her; she turned out to be a victim of human trafficking. We were able to get her help and to get her to a safe place."

15 October 2015

Anglican Alliance urges use of Freedom Sunday resource against human trafficking

New resource mobilises churches in unified response to end worldwide crime of modern slavery

13 August 2015

Brazil's Primate calls for action on people trafficking

The Primate of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (the Episcopal Anglican Church in Brazil) has called for action to combat and prevent human trafficking.

31 July 2015

Anglican cathedral in Zanzibar to house anti-human trafficking centre

Restored Christ Church Cathedral to house centre raising awareness of modern-day slavery

03 July 2015

New Pontifical anti-trafficking website features Anglican resources

Website builds on success achieved by ecumenical Global Freedom Network

14 April 2015

Anglican UN delegation learns about modern-day slavery

Commission on the Status of Women focus on ending slavery and human trafficking.

16 March 2015

Church Responses to Human Trafficking

A joint newsletter looks at how churches can partner each other and with other agencies to prevent human trafficking

16 February 2015

Church-led research will investigate links between human trafficking and FTSE 100 companies

A pioneering piece of academic research aims to uncover the links between human trafficking and the global activities of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies

03 February 2015