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Australian Government marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons with new funding announcement

On the 2017 World Day against Trafficking in Persons the Australian Government demonstrated its commitment to the eradication of human trafficking, slavery, forced labour and forced marriage, by announcing new funding to key civil society organisations Anti-Slavery Australia, Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH), Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights and the Salvation Army.

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SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Freedom Awards


Anti-Slavery Australia will host the 2017 Freedom Awards on Thursday 08th November at the University of Technology Sydney.

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NEW REPORT - Behind the Screen: Online Child Exploitation in Australia

The online sexual exploitation of children and young people is emerging as a significant issue in Australia and around the world.

The low cost and ready availability of sophisticated technologies, coupled with widespread internet access has put children and young people at an increased risk of abuse through online grooming and procurement tactics. The use of new technologies to produce, disseminate and store child exploitation materials has also resulted in offenders having unprecedented access to tens of thousands of images of child abuse.
Australian offenders are among the most prolific, and the impact of local offending can be seen both here and overseas, particularly in the commission of online abuse of children and infants.

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