Our mission is to eliminate human trafficking and the harm it causes.

2023 ACRATH Calendar

ACRATH’s 2023 calendar will be available to order in late September. The calendar, which has become an important education tool for dozens of schools, parishes, workplaces and families, is produced by ACRATH QLD coordinator Sr Janine Bliss fmm, with support from ACRATH staff and volunteers.

The 2023 calendar features stories and information on forced marriage, ethical shopping, resources and important publications. It also highlights some of the wonderful ACRATH people and programs. You can find out about inspiring ACRATH women including ACRATH President, Clare Condon sgs, who was awarded an Honourary Doctorate by ACU this year in recognition of her lifetime work in social justice.

Modern Slavery Snapshot

40.3 million people live in slavery globally

40.3 million people live
in slavery globally

71% are female

71% are female
(women and girls)

Only 1 in 5 victims are detected in Australia

Only 1 in 5 victims are
detected in Australia

Latest News

Hagar’s Work in Afghanistan

Merewyn Foran Executive Director at Hagar International was ACRATH’s guest for the September Conversation. ACRATH supporters have had a long association with Hagar. Merewyn spoke about Hagar’s work in Afghanistan since it first began operations there in 2008 supporting women and children facing the worst forms of gender-based violence and human trafficking. A recording of the conversation can be…
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Alarming Rise in Global Slavery

A new document produced by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Walk Free and the International Office for Migration (IOM) highlights an alarming increase in the number of people experiencing forced labour and forced marriage on any one day. Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage puts this figure at just on 50…
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Stop Trafficking – September 2022

The September 2022 issue of Stop Trafficking! highlights some excerpts from the 2022 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Articles in this issue include: Models of Survivor Engagement, State Sponsored Human Trafficking, Forced Labour: the Hidden Cost of China’s Belt and Road Initiative, The Climate Crisis: Exacerbating Vulnerabilities, Forced Labour and the Clean Energy Trasnsition. At…
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September Newsletter

The September edition of the ACRATH Newsletter is now available. Check you Inbox. The newsletter provides information about Human Trafficking, recent ACRATH activities and suggestions for action you can take. Access the newsletter here. Not a subsciber? Subscribe here.
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ACRATH 2023 Calendar

ACRATH’s 2023 calendar will be available to order in late September. The calendar, which has become an important education tool for dozens of schools, parishes, workplaces and families, is produced by ACRATH QLD coordinator Sr Janine Bliss fmm, with support from ACRATH staff and volunteers. The 2023 calendar features stories and information on forced marriage,…
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Call to Action

ACRATH supports the work of many like-minded organisations both in Australia and globally. Many produce resources that can be used in a variety of settings and some have campaigns underway. Our newsletter hopes to make this call to action a regular feature, encouraging people to find out more and consider becoming involved in actions: Australian…
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Forms of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is also known as the modern-day-slave-trade.

Victims often go willingly with their traffickers because they are being deceived about the nature and conditions of the work. Trafficking is a global phenomenon and nearly every country is a source, transit or destination (or combination of these three) for trafficked persons.

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