Tag Archives: Human trafficking

#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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Josephine Bakhita

A nine year old girl in a happy family, was kidnapped and sold into slavery. Over a period of fourteen years she was bought and sold five times.  She suffered beatings and horrific indignity, so traumatic was the experience that … Continue reading

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Trafficking on your doorstep

Last night I had some of my misconceptions exploded. I had my eyes opened to something evil which is on our doorstep and in our community.  Human trafficking and exploitation. Four men talked at Church of their helplessness whilst being … Continue reading

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