More than 40.3 million people are victims of human trafficking today. Marches aimed to denounce that “human trafficking is modern slavery”, Christian NGO A21, says.
October 18th is the EU Anti-Trafficking Day. The European Freedom Network has launched a new video focused on labour traffricking.
Iniquity is that injustice or evil so deep-rooted that it is not felt as such. An article by Jonatan Serrano.
The newly formed World Freedom Network (WFN) will bring together a variety of organizations and experts with a specific focus on how churches can get involved and play a unique role in addressing this issue in their own local contexts.
Christian psychologist Jonatan Serrano analyses the consequences of the normalisation of pornography in society. “No one would leave a child with a loaded gun in his pocket because he might hurt others or himself, but we are doing that with pornography”.
New Textile Life is a textile workshop that aims to give people at risk of exclusion “an opportunity to regain an independent life”.
What a great concept, to replace the negative associations of ‘Red Light District’ with the creation-friendly associations of ‘Green Light District’! Could this in some way be an answer to prayers for ‘God’s kingdom to come’ in Amsterdam?
An event held in Madrid shows the successes of the Nordic model, which punishes the client, to curb trafficking and prostitution.
Churches in the region have launched a campaign with posters featuring John 3:16 and the slogan: “You are the passion of Christ”.
Christian girls and women are “doubly vulnerable”, says Open Doors. “Preventing women from freely raising their children as Christians is an effective means of controlling the Christian population”.
It is the worst incident of its kind anywhere in the world so far in 2020. Evangelicals in Fuerteventura work hard offering food and shelter as migrant crisis worsens.
They are accused of forcing 52 immigrants to work for endless days without food or water at high temperatures.
The government may present a law that sanctions the owner of the premises “where prostitution is practised”. Spain is one of the countries with the highest figures of sex trafficking.
Italy, Spain and Greece have received increasing numbers of migrants and refugees. But 6 in 10 trafficking victims in Europe are EU citizens.
Big companies are using the confinement to attract new consumers. The Protestant Evangelical Committee for Human Dignity and other six platforms call to protect children and fight human trafficking.
Men using foreign prostitutes may be contributing to rape and slavery, a WEA representative tells university students in Cologne.
The fall of a criminal ring exposes the risk of ‘sexting’ and other online practices. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu.
The Modern Slavery law would give victims at least 12 months of guaranteed support. Charity CARE asks Christians to contact their local MP to support the initiative.
“Pasarea” (‘bird’ in Romanian) is now available online for free. “We are in touch with organizations that use the film in the prevention work with young girls”, director Mikaela Bruce says.
A regional deputy of the Lega party proposed to use “women in shop windows” to relaunch tourism.
The European Freedom Network launches a new anti-trafficking campaign: “You have no way of knowing if the porn you are looking at is from someone who chose to be there or not”.
The “Passport to indicators of trafficking”, translated to 9 languages, aims to help victims find a way out, and encourages citizens to report possible crimes.
Images of the fifth EFN gathering. Experts, activists, counsellors and church leaders met in Pescara, Italy.
Experts, activists and representatives of 90 organisations met in Pescara (Italy) for the fifth European Freedom Network Bridge conference. The platform is led by Christians.
The 2019 European Freedom Network conference will be held in Italy. “God has used many instrumental Christians over time to address the issue of slavery”, says Leanne Rhodes.
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