Cycle Against The Traffik

Cycle Against The Traffik

Slavery and Human Trafficking

27 million people are held as slaves around the world - today

Despite being illegal around the world, the enslavement of human beings occurs everywhere, including Australia. 27 Million People are estimated to be held as slaves. Men, women and children are, through violence and coercion, exploited into debt bondage, prostitution, child soldiering and forced labour. They are considered possessions - without rights, without freedom and often without hope. It is estimated that between 700,000 to 2 million persons are trafficked each year into slavery.

80% of these are female

50% are children

Human trafficking is the third most lucrative illicit business in the world, earning an estimated 32 billion USD annually. The average cost of a slave around the world is a mere 90 USD - slaves are not only a cheap investment for exploitation, but are highly disposable. Modern slavery is a complex crime that needs tackling on an international, national and local level. Every person outraged that human beings continue to be bought and sold in this day and age can contribute to breaking the chains of slavery.

If you would like further information on human trafficking and slavery please click on any of the links on the right hand side of this page or contact us via email.

Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans

Stop The Traffik

Anti-Slavery Project

Anti-Slavery International

Cycle Against The Traffik are proudly sponsored by:

Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH)

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