Our mission is to eliminate human trafficking and the harm it causes.

Join ACRATH’s Run Melbourne Team

WE NEED YOU!

Lace up your running shoes and join ACRATH at Run Melbourne on Sunday, 21 July 2024, to raise much-needed dollars for our education, advocacy, and victim/survivor support programs. Be part of our mission to eliminate human trafficking and modern slavery.

You can sign up and run with the ‘friends of ACRATH’ team or create your own team with friends or colleagues and run under the ACRATH STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING banner.

Choose from a 5.5km walk/run with an entry fee of $62 or a 10km run for $85.

When: Sunday July 21, 2024
Time: 9am for 10km run and 10am for 5.2km run (participants are expected to present 45-60 minutes before start
Where: Start line is Batman Avenue. Finish line is at the event hub Grand Slam Oval, Melbourne Olympic Park

Modern Slavery Snapshot

50-million-people-live-in-slavery-globally

50 million people live
in slavery globally

71% are female

71% are female
(women and girls)

Only 1 in 5 victims are detected in Australia

Only 1 in 5 victims are
detected in Australia

 

ACRATH is proud to stand in solidarity with our First Nations people and will continue to work for a future in which their voices are heard. As the Uluru Statement from the Heart tells us, we need to ensure that First Nations people have a real say in decisions that affect them.

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Forms of Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking is also known as modern slavery.

Victims often go willingly with their traffickers because they are being deceived about the nature and conditions of the work. Trafficking is a global phenomenon and nearly every country is a source, transit or destination (or combination of these three) for trafficked persons.

Take Action

Want to help put an end to Human Trafficking?

No matter how small your contribution it will make a difference.