Tag Archives: Human trafficking

39 candles for trafficking victims

Vietnamese survivors of human trafficking gathered today (8th November) at St Chrysostom’s Church together with volunteers, church members and friends for an act of worship to remember the 39 Vietnamese trafficked people, from North and Central Vietnam, who suffocated on … Continue reading

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Pioneering support at Church for the trafficked

400 Trafficked people helped – through friendship, English classes, walks, cinema, art sessions, court attendances, help with forms… this is our work at St Chrysostom’s helping survivors of human trafficking. We are so pleased with how our work with trafficked … Continue reading

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#soapbox Work to stop human trafficking

Human trafficking is the perfect business: stealing another’s economic capacity by violence. Human trafficking is slavery, and it is at its worst levels ever in our world today. Last month, the largest-ever modern slavery ring in the UK was uncovered. … Continue reading

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A Golden Award

We were delighted to learn that Manchester Grammar School boys, who volunteer in our language classes for the survivors of human trafficking, have been given a prestigious national award for this community work by The Goldsmith’s Company, one of the … Continue reading

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Discussing modern slavery at Bishopthorpe

“It can be said that it costs more to buy an iPhone than a human slave” startling and challenging words. Human slavery is believed to be the second most lucrative crime after drugs dealing. 10s of 1,000s of people, including … Continue reading

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Highly commended work

Over two hundred people of about fifteen different nationalities have attended our church language classes, held two or three times each week at Church. The classes are principally, but not exclusively, for victims of human trafficking. Many are men, all … Continue reading

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Challenging indifference to modern slavery

Hundreds of victims of human trafficking (modern slaves) have come through the doors of St Chrysostom’s in the past two years. Our language classes set up to serve such victims, in partnership with the Medaille Trust, have grown and developed … Continue reading

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