Campaign to Halt Forced Labour
Labour Trafficking Awareness Campaign Extended
Australia’s Catholic anti-trafficking organisation has expanded its major labour trafficking awareness campaign through ethnic media outlets in a bid to reach people forced to work in Australia for little or no wages. The RAP (Radio Awareness Project) will now also target print media throughout 2014.
The RAP campaign, funded by ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans), involves Community Service Announcements (CSAs) in Vietnamese, Mandarin, Thai, Arabic, Filipino and Spanish. The announcements, supported by the Australian Federal Police and using text by Anti-Slavery Australia (part funded by the Australian Government), have been aired on some Victorian radio stations, but will now be rolled out nationally on radio as well as in ethnic newspapers. Read more…