Time for an Act against Modern Slavery

afn_letter_to_pm_2016_resized_420wAustralian Faith Leaders Against Slavery

Eighteen national faith leaders of the Australian Freedom Network have called on the Federal Government for an Act of Parliament to discourage slavery-like conditions both in Australia and in our trading partners.

In an open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to coincide with the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, leaders of Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu and Jewish faith wrote:

“Australia has an opportunity to lead and an opportunity to learn from what has worked and not worked in other countries to identify, mitigate and eradicate modern slavery,”

Read the full letter to Prime Minister Turnbull here.

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