Below you will find a list of actions to take that raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking, and provide action points specifically for an Australian context.
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- Download the Shop Ethical App, or purchase a hard copy from Shop Ethical to learn more about ethical purchasing.
- Use this video in your service or small group to raise awareness of human trafficking in Australia, and role The Salvation Army plays
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- Download the Freedom Sunday Toolkit and use the resources to plan a service focused on anti human trafficking. This tool kit provides worship material, prayer focus and sermon outlines.
- Use your purchasing power! Start purchasing one ethically sourced product for your pantry, yourself or your home or office per fortnight. In a year you will have changed to 25 new products.
- Participate in Stop the Traffik Australia’s Darryl Lea chocolate campaign. More information can be found here
- Write a letter to your favourite clothing store inquiring about their supply chains and working conditions. A letter template is available here
- Develop prayer stations to use during your service or in a small group setting. Prayer station templates are available on the IHQ website:
- Encourage your workplace or church to commit to sourcing and purchasing ethically produced chocolate, coffee and tea thereby increasing education and awareness throughout your networks.
- Hold a breakfast or brunch, inviting a speaker to highlight the concerns of modern slavery and human trafficking, specifically in the context of Australia.
- Arrange a gathering and show a documentary on human slavery and human trafficking. A list of suggested options is available here
Please note other possible dates are the Sundays closest to:
20 February, World Day of Social Justice,
25 March, International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade,
12 June, World Day Against Child Labour,
23 August, International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition,
24 August, Anniversary of the birth of William Wilberforce (1759),
2 December, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.