“In the flats where they are exploited, there are no windows, and bunk beds with up to ten women, who have to pay 200 euros”, says its national director after the recognition of the authorities.
As the Dutch led the way in shipping, map-making, navigation, trade, art and science, new ideas about God, man and the cosmos were conceived by Amsterdam-based thinkers like Descartes, Locke and Spinoza.
The European Freedom Network launches a campaign with online petitions to make sure all businesses fight against any kind of exploitation within their supply chains.
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 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 film grossed over 100 million dollars in 3 weeks in the US and Canada. Release dates in Europe have not been announced yet.
God asks us not to be slaves of anything, not to let ourselves be trapped.
The shameful heritage of slavery is shared by both Protestant and Catholic countries in Europe. The Netherlands was one of the last nations to abolish it.
“We contributed to the perpetuation of slavery, through our theology we justified the abuse”, said a Protestant leader. The Dutch king also apologised.
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 emerging evangelical movement was one of the most active driving forces in mobilising Spanish society against slavery in Cuba and Puerto Rico.
“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.
This Mexican activist turned politician has fought sex trafficking in Mexico for almost 20 years. “The known as black brothels are strategic points to take over a city”, she says.
John Newton, a former slave trader who became a pastor, presented his well-known hymn in 1773 to help his congregation understand 1 Chronicles 17:16-17.
The problem of modern slavery was made visible in Bournemouth, Stuttgart, Valencia, Bern, Innsbruck, Sofia, Copenhagen, and dozens of other cities.
A report shows that forced labour and forced marriage have risen significantly in the last five years, specially among women and children.
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.
Following God is the greatest freedom there is. Obeying God means always knowing where and who you are.
How far do we prioritise our religious norms at the expense of the freedom to love each other which Christ’s new creation brings?
The Derby-based ice cream business offers a workplace designed around the needs of people with a lived experience of slavery.
The Jericho Foundation started in Edward Road Baptist church as a ‘jobs club’ for the vulnerable and excluded. In the last 15 years, it has directly supported over 8,000 people.
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 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.
Iniquity is that injustice or evil so deep-rooted that it is not felt as such. An article by Jonatan Serrano.