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Rose’s escape from forced marriage
Forced marriage is a form of modern slavery and illegal in Australia. This is the story of Rose, a Sydney teenager who made the heartbreaking decision to leave her family because of an impending forced marriage.
How a new home helped Sara heal after experiencing modern slavery
Sara was subjected to conditions of servitude that led her to feel scared, powerless and hopeless. The Modern Slavery Housing Program helped her find her own home and take back control.
Everything you need to know about modern slavery and human trafficking in Australia
This collection of educational resources, podcasts, videos and webinars will help inform you about modern slavery and human trafficking in Australia – so you’ll be able to recognise and report a crime when you see it.
Escaping modern slavery: the journey to independence
As survivors of modern slavery regain confidence and trust in the world around them, they take steps to rebuild their lives and create a more positive future. From learning English and making friends to finding a job and their own home, every journey is unique.
Escaping modern slavery: learning to trust again
After escaping a situation of modern slavery, survivors begin to process their trauma and learn to trust again. There are practical issues to consider too, from addressing serious health issues to reporting crimes to the Australian Federal Police.
Escaping modern slavery: the first steps to freedom
We get the expert view on different forms of modern slavery in Australia, the perpetrators, and how survivors have escaped their horrific situation.
Examples of modern slavery in Australia
It isn’t widely known, but modern slavery and human trafficking are happening in Australia. We all have a part to play in stamping out this horrendous practice – and step one is getting informed. Have a read of these recent examples of modern slavery in Australia so you can recognise when someone is being taken advantage of.
New program will give hope to victims of slavery in Australia
The Salvation Army and the Sisters of Charity Foundation are partnering to help the estimated 15,000 people who live in slavery-like conditions in Australia today.
Pro Bono News: Help on the way for Australia’s 15,000 modern slavery survivors
A charity partnership is looking to rebuild the lives of modern slavery victims.
The Catholic Weekly: Sisters of Charity Foundation and Salvation Army alliance against modern slavery
The Sisters of Charity Foundation, in collaboration with The Salvation Army, have launched a program providing transitional housing for survivors of modern slavery in Australia on Thursday 20 February at the Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre, Potts Point.
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