Tag: slavery

Christian charity welcomes May’s ‘moral courage’ in tackling modern slavery

Originally published in Premier The Prime Minister’s move to call companies that use modern slavery in their supply chains to account has been welcomed by International Justice Mission UK  (IJM). Theresa May is announcing a new transparency registry at a UN summit in Switzerland that will include listing companies using […]

Walk For Freedom events in SA, Africa on October 20

On October 20 thousands of people in hundreds of cities across the world will be walking in single-file, dressed in black as they participate in Walk For Freedom events to raise funds and awareness for the fight against human trafficking. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing crime in the world today […]

Ugandan intercessors repenting for ancestors’ role in slave trade

Originally published in UG Christian News Intercessors for Uganda, a national intercessory ministry is organizing an annual National Prayer Conference, together with Uganda Jubilee Network, under the theme: “Remitting the Sins of Slavery” based on Deuteronomy 24:7 and Exodus 21:6. This prayer conference will bring together individuals involved in the […]

‘Society can turn against abortion, just like it rejected the slave trade’

Originally published in The Christian Institute Advocates for unborn children need the compassion, resilience and ingenuity of 19th century anti-slavery campaigners to succeed in their 21st century work, a writer and journalist has said. In an article for The Gospel Coalition, US-based writer Gracy Olmstead highlighted how evangelical Christian William […]

Invitation for prayer gathering to intercede for trafficked women and children

Capetonians from all denominations are urgently called to join in a prayer gathering on Saturday evening, October 11 to intercede for women and children being oppressed, exploited, enslaved and trafficked. This will take place at the Franschoek Dutch Reformed church from 18:00 to 21:00 and is the closing event of […]