A Christian response to human trafficking

This is something I wrote last year, reflecting on the issue of human trafficking . It was published recently in Canvas magazine, page 8¬† which you can check out at this link: http://www.tscf.org.nz/publications/issue_63_autumn_2012 I have also uploaded it here – Christianity in the Public Square -in case you can’t access the website. The pages¬† 6-7 … Continue reading

Trafficking in China

Two months ago, I gave a presentation on human trafficking in South East Asia. This was the first time I had presented on the issue in China, so I didn’t quite know what to expect. The audience was largely young professionals- some expats, some local Chinese– with some university students as well. Everything went well … Continue reading

What can businesses do to combat slavery- the Mekong Club

In this interview with CNN, Matt Friedman provides an overview of how businesses can make a difference in the fight against human trafficking. He notes that business people will have technological know how and ideas that can provide a real difference. He uses the example of the iPhone app which helps police communicate with trafficked … Continue reading

What can I do to make a difference to combat slavery?

There are many interesting initiatives combating human trafficking and slavery around the world. Today I spoke to a group of young professionals on Human Trafficking around the world and had a discussion specifically on human trafficking in China. It was really great to engage on how we can all make a difference. In my view, … Continue reading

Elaine on human trafficking

Here is a rough video I’ve made on the issue of human trafficking. As I upload the video, this comes with news of two successful trafficking prosecutions in Scotland (see http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-15150364). If you would like to read more on the state of trafficking globally, the Trafficking in Persons 2011 report is a good place to … Continue reading