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

ACRATH's 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

Stay tuned to ACRATH’s website and socials as we stand up for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, beginning in two days, on Friday, 25th November.

This annual international campaign kicks off on 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10th December, Human Rights Day.

Individuals and organisations worldwide use it to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

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

Latest News

Exploitation in the Hunter Region

An NBN News report has shone a light on the research undertaken by ACRATH and the University of Newcastle. The research, Vulnerable Migrant Workers in the Hunter Region concluded Wage Theft is a main issue for vulnerable migrant workers in the Hunter region. Wage theft is noted across service and care industries, including hospitality, technical…
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Modern Slavery Act Review

ACRATH and Catholic Religious Australia (CRA), welcomed the opportunity to provide a submission to the federal government review into the operation and compliance of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth). The submission acknowledged the existence of the Modern Slavery Act as a positive thing and alsoaffirmed the existence of a publicly available and an easy-to-access register…
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Naughty or Nice

Stand with the women who make our clothes and demand big brands pay a living wage. For a number of years, along with other NGOs, ACRATH hs been advocating for fashion companies to pay their workers a living wage. This year, brands were asked by Oxfam Australia to commit to conducting a wage gap analysis,…
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16 Days Campaign 2022

Stay tuned to ACRATH’s website and socials as we stand up for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, beginning in two days, on Friday, 25th November. This annual international campaign kicks off on 25th November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10th December, Human Rights Day. Individuals…
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Stop Trafficking November 2022

The November issue of Stop Trafficking! concentrates on human trafficking and trauma bonding. Trauma bonding is when a trafficker uses rewards and punishments within cylces of abuse to foster a powerful emotional connection with the victim. Articles in the November issue include: Download the November issue of Stop Trafficking! here.
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ACRATH Congratulates Journalists

ACRATH has wrtten to the editor of The Age affirming the journalists who have highlighted the existence of a human trafficking ring in Australia. The Letters EditorThe Age Dear Madam/ Sir Re: Nick McKenzie and co articles on human trafficking ACRATH congratulates Nick McKenzie and his fellow journalists on their recent significant reporting of the…
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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.

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