Tag Archives: Slavery

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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Slavery in Britain: What can we do?

Victims of modern slavery walk through the doors of St Chrysostom’s Church week by week. Not far from us the Medaille Trust, with whom we have a special relationship, does outstanding work in helping such people. Recently we’ve begun an … Continue reading

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Can you see him? Read Jakub’s story

Through our language classes at Church, and at Church worship, we meet those who have been victims of human trafficking. It is sometimes difficult to understand how people become victims of modern day slavery. Jakub (not his real name) comes … Continue reading

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