Businesses must check their supply chains for any form of exploitation, says the European Freedom Network, a movement of Christian organisations fighting modern slavery.
The European Commission now must decide whether it implements legislation. Evangelical associations are positive about the move.
The film on child trafficking began to be screened in a dozen of Eastern European countries in August. In the UK, it was the fourth most seen movie the first weekend.
The free and anonymous telephone number offers 24/7 help to victims. The agreement with the National Police follows a model working well in Greece.
The Committee for Women’s Rights & Gender Equality of the European Parliament has passed a report on prostitution that could shape the future policies all across Europe.
The screening in Paris of the documentary Buying Her shed light on the motivations of prostitution clients. It was followed by a roundtable with experts.
The EU law passed in Brussels could “transform the lives of millions of exploited workers”, says the European Freedom Network.
The documentary ‘Buying Her’ will be seen this June in Paris, Madrid, Budapest, Amsterdam and Berlin. It addresses the “restoration of broken men and the ending of sex trafficking”.
The European Freedom Network (EFN) asks parliamentarians in Brussels to pass legislation that forces companies to identify and address human exploitation.
Well-known actress Ana Obregón resorts to surrogacy at 68 and sparks an intense political and media debate.
“The ‘loverboy’ method is used to manipulate future victims”, says Anca Luhas. She works in Romania with eLiberare to raise awareness among young people and train frontline workers in detecting sex trafficking situations.
Highlights are the fight against human trafficking and the efforts to integrate victims in the labour market. Spain is among the European countries with highest levels of prostitution.
The FIFA World Cup has turned critical eyes to the small Persian Gulf country. Three people on the ground analyse the freedom of Christians.
Experts, activists and NGO representatives from across Europe gathered for the first time in 3 years for European Freedom Network’s in-person conference in October.
Stop abus aims to “make our churches more welcoming and safer”, says the CNEF. Evangelicals had already released a guide of good practices to fight sexual abuse.
A report shows that forced labour and forced marriage have risen significantly in the last five years, specially among women and children.
How far do we prioritise our religious norms at the expense of the freedom to love each other which Christ’s new creation brings?
“Prostitution is a paid act of sexual violence and contrary to human dignity”, said an evangelical member of parliament in a motion that was defeated by the majority.
Spanish evangelicals launch a campaign to raise awareness about a practice that offers young women “easy money” but leads to situations of coercion and abuse.
In a sentence, the highest court in Spain clearly opposes surrogacy because “it violates fundamental rights recognised in the Constitution and international agreements on human rights”.
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.
The government party drives the conversation about abolition. Evangelicals hope such a law will move forward, but demand a deeper social change.