What we do

Posted in September 1st, 2016
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The ACRATH Strategic Plan 2014-2017 comprises four objectives:

  1. DSCN1557Raise awareness of human trafficking, its causes and the scope for action
    * Develop and promote educational materials/resources
    * Promote awareness of human trafficking within Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in Australia
    * Ensure our website and social media presence are responsive to current issues, and engage with members and the wider community
    * Provoke engagement to take action locally and more widely.
  1. Work to ensure that the rights and complex needs of people trafficked into Australia are met. These needs may include: retraining, employment assistance, access to financial compensation, companioning, repatriation assistance (if desired), and medical, dental, psychological & other health needs
    * Work with client service NGOs to provide pastoral support to people who have been trafficked
    * Work to ensure people trafficked into Australia can access their rights
  1. Collaborate with like-minded organisations in Australia, in the Asia Pacific region, and globally to advocate for measures to address human trafficking
    * Work in networks to ensure slavery-free supply chains of goods such as chocolate, cotton, clothing, seafood
    * Use the language of addressing the demand for cheap goods produced by trafficked labour, forced labour and child labour
    * Work in networks to advocate for systemic change to eliminate human trafficking 
  1. Build a sustainable future for ACRATH
    * Develop our archives to preserve the story
    * Work to achieve Incorporation and Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status
    * Develop financial sustainability for ACRATH
    * Expand ACRATH membership into new demographics

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