ACRATH Companions

We are very lucky to have a passionate group of volunteers including Stancea Vichie mss advocating for our organisation over the past ...

ACRATH Takes Action

ACRATH TAKES ACTION is a 12 minute film clip celebrating the work being done by Team ACRATH during the pandemic. The clip ...

No Quick Fix for Slavery

Dr Mark Copland was appalled when a group of Mercy sisters told him about the exploitation of seasonal workers in regional Queensland. ...

Activism through Research

Melbourne researcher Erin Cassell recalls volunteering to do a few hours work evaluating an ACRATH project. That was 10 years ago and ...

Eliminate Forced Marriage

The interim inquiry report entitled Advocating for the elimination of child and forced marriage was tabled in the Commonwealth Parliament on 2nd ...

Stories of Activism in WA

ACRATH members in Western Australia are good at raising much-needed funds, given the organisation runs without any government funding. But Heather McNaught ...

30 Years Supporting Survivors

The UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery is celebrating 30 years of bringing survivors to the centre of recovery ...

Research and Awareness Raising

As a child, Samita Rai would hear stories of children being kidnapped and sold into brothels or circuses. When she was older, ...

Forced Marriage in Australia

Forced marriage happens in Australia. This is *Tamin and *Shamira’s story… (* not their real names) Tamin was 20 when she discovered ...

Against Forced Marriage

Megan Bourke, ACRATH’s forced marriage worker, has worked for years to try and prevent people being vulnerable to human trafficking. She joined ...

Iona Students Support ACRATH

Iona College students Pia and Lily, Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl, met recently with past pupils Heather McNaught and Sr Frances ...

Action in October

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed each year on Oct9ber 17. Given that poverty makes millions of people ...