Category - slavery

  • January 22, 2016

    Tribal children in the African rainforests have been paid in glue to sniff, and alcohol, in return for menial work, a new report from Survival International report has revealed.

  • August 21, 2015

    The New York Times published a horrific story by Rukmini Callimachi on 13.

  • August 8, 2013

    Communities, churches, statutory authorities, survivor groups, police and NGOs need to work together better to tackle modern day slavery in Scotland and the UK.

  • November 12, 2012

    Like millions of other people, I'm praying for Justin Welby as he prepares to take up his new job at Canterbury. I wish him all the best. As the media go over every detail of his life and beliefs, there is a danger that we put our trust in a new archbishop to save the Church. This would be a problem whoever had got the job.

  • December 31, 2010

    With its many natural harbours and gold deposits, 58 of the 60 colonial forts built on the Guinea Coast of West Africa are situated in what is modern Ghana - the first former European (latterly British) colony to gain independence, in 1957.

  • May 18, 2010

    Anti-Slavery International is lobbying governments around the world to support a strong global convention on conditions for domestic workers when they meet to discuss the issue next month.

  • January 21, 2010

    It is not enough simply to denounce Pat Robertson over Haiti, says Spencer Dew. Without honest confrontation of the legacies of our past as a slave society, some 'they' will always be demonised and some 'devil' will always be imagined as a mask for our earthly hatreds and fears.

  • May 19, 2009

    Aid and development agency World Vision has warned that the continuing global financial crisis and the damage it is causing local economies is forcing more and more children around the world into the worst forms of child labour.

  • February 2, 2009

    Anglican Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu will be among the guests at the commemorative service for a notable eighteenth century social reformer and anti-slavery activist planned for next week.

  • July 25, 2008

    When Anglican bishops attending the Lambeth Conference took part in an anti-poverty walk with other faith leaders through central London, they traced steps that vividly illustrate the real divisions of our world, says Savi Hensman.