On the night of the 23rd of August in 1791, men and women, victims of the slave trade from Africa, revolted against the slave system in Saint-Domingue, modern day Haiti.
How far do we prioritise our religious norms at the expense of the freedom to love each other which Christ’s new creation brings?
ECPM now has four MEPs and brings together around 20 political parties. “We explicitly promote Christian values in politics”, says its President.
The Derby-based ice cream business offers a workplace designed around the needs of people with a lived experience of slavery.
Women of Hope is focusing on specific regions where women are commonly abused and exploited and where many have never heard God’s message of redemption.
Christian organisation European Freedom Network shared practical tips for refugees and churches helping them, to ensure they are cared for and protected from human traffickers.
Two million people have already fled Ukraine. Many are unaccompanied children who will suffer “a detrimental psychological impact”, Christian NGOs warn.
Prostitutes are moved from the streets to private houses, making it difficult to detect and help them. The evangelical NGO Fiet Gratia works to offer them a way out.
A new law will allow those involved in the so-called sex industry to have employment rights. Advertising and inciting prostitution remains illegal.
The government party drives the conversation about abolition. Evangelicals hope such a law will move forward, but demand a deeper social change.
“Surrogacy should not be authorised or legalised”, says the evangelical entity, which denounces that “it attacks women and children human rights”.
The President of Westphalia Church is the second woman to chair the EKD in its history. The 14 members of the EKD Council for the next 6 years were also elected.
The EFN held its 7th Bridge Conference.“The church has a crucial role in preventing trafficking and in creating a safe restorative community for survivors”, organisers say.
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.