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(EJF) COMBATING SEAFOOD SLAVERY

(EJF) COMBATING SEAFOOD SLAVERY

Our fish stocks and marine biodiversity are in crisis. Rapid industrialisation and poor fisheries management have meant that too many vessels, using destructive and and unsustainable fishing methods, have been catching far too many fish. With fish stocks exhausted, global demand at an all-time high, vessels are now going further afield - often fishing illegally in other nations’ territories - and staying longer at sea, to bring back ever-diminishing catches. This is opening the door to a wave of trafficked workers forced into slave labour to crew vessels, reduce companies’ costs, and supply a global seafood market with cheap, slavery contaminated, fish products.

 

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30 JULY = WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

INVITATION À GENÈVE

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THE PURPOSE IS TO SHARE BEST PRACTICES AND PROMOTE ACTIONS AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

WE MAKE AVAILABLE TO YOU GUIDES AND RESEARCH ON TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS FROM THE MOST RECOGNISED LEGAL AND OPERATIONAL ACTORS.

Human Trafficking – Interview with Prof. Michel Veuthey, Order of Malta

Church on the frontlines in fight against human trafficking

Holy See – PUBLICATION OF PASTORAL ORIENTATIONS ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING 2019

RIGHT TO LIFE AND HUMAN DIGNITY GUIDEBOOK

Catholic social teaching

Doctrine sociale de l’Église catholique

That Moment Your Inner Activist Awakens: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi

Pope Francis joins religious leaders of different faiths, in fight against modern slavery

Michel Veuthey talks about the Order of Malta’s involvement in fighting human trafficking

Gaudete et exsultate- A guide to Christianity for the 21st Century: the new Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis

QUELS SONT LES OBJECTIFS, LES MOYENS ET LES VALEURS QUI ANIMENT LA POLITIQUE EXTÉRIEURE DU VATICAN DIRIGÉ PAR LE PAPE FRANÇOIS ?

A WOMAN CAPTURED – Domestic slave for 10 years

THE ENOUGH PROJECT – END CONFLICTS & SUPPLY CHAINS

TED – HOW TO FIGHT MODERN SLAVERY (Kevin Bales)?

BLOOD AND EARTH : MODERN SLAVERY, ECOCIDE AND THE SECRET TO SAVING THE WORLD

NEW CANNIBAL MARKETS : GLOBALIZATION AND COMMODIFICATION OF THE HUMAN BODY

Photographer Lisa Kristine travels the world documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery

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