Church Responses to Human Trafficking

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Stories from the UK, Kolkata and Hong Kong describe different models for enabling survivors of human trafficking to recover and thrive.

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The International Anglican Family Network (IAFN) and the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) have produced a joint newsletter on the issue of human trafficking.

The subject of human trafficking is a key issue for both Networks as Anglican churches and other faith groups rise to the challenge of responding to the reality that every year, thousands of men women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad.

This joint edition looks at how churches can partner each other and with other agencies to prevent human trafficking; how they are supporting survivors in very different contexts, and how they are raising awareness in their communities.

Partnerships may be international as in the case of the Global Freedom Network and Stop the Traffik, or they may be at national or community level as in Malawi where the churches are raising awareness among vulnerable groups and in Nepal where practical steps are being taken to protect children.

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Read the full article here: http://ireland.anglican.org/index.php?do=news&newsid=5590


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