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Christine Carolan (ACRATH) on Curbing Modern Slavery

June 26, 2018

What does modern slavery look like? What facilitates it? What can be done to protect human beings from such exploitation?

Eureka Street (a publication of the Australian Jesuits) consulting editor, Fatima Measham, recently spoke with ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) National Executive Officer, Christine Carolan, about the existence of human trafficking and slavery in Australia. Australian Sisters of Mercy address Human Trafficking through active membership in and support of this organisation

In the interview Christine speaks about the origins and work of ACRATH. She outlines examples of slavery and exploitation present in Australia, complicity through choices made by consumers and the importance of systemic responses. Listen to the interview (23:28).