Category - slavery

  • 8 Aug 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.

  • 12 Nov 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.

  • 31 Dec 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.

  • 18 May 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.

  • 21 Jan 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.

  • 19 May 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.

  • 2 Feb 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.

  • 25 Jul 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.

  • 22 Jun 2008

    There are still 27 million people in the world living under conditions that can only be described as slavery. IJM aims to do something about that.

  • 18 Jan 2008

    UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is hosting a series of public events in several major English cities addressing the issue of unfair trade, African poverty and how they can be addressed by public and politicians.