St Josephine Bakhita Day 2019

St Josephine Bakhita

Thursday 8th February is the Feast Day of St Josephine Bakhita – the patron saint of victims of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Australia’s Modern Slavery Act 2018

Trafficking victims hold hands and support each other

The Modern Slavery Bill 2018 was passed in both Houses of Parliament in Australia and subsequently received royal assent.

Africa Santa Marta Group declaration to work together to eradicate human trafficking

At the conclusion of the conference representatives from the Church signed a declaration to commit to eradicate human trafficking within society.