The health consequences for those subjected to trafficking can be profound and enduring given its association with physical and psychological harm. Health workers are in a unique position to respond to victims of trafficking and can play a crucial part in improving the immediate and long-term health impact on all those affected1. A review of… Continue reading
The Meeting of a Medical Student & NGO
Working with an anti-human trafficking charity in Scotland may seem unlikely choice for a medical elective and yet how insightful and productive it has been for both this University of Dundee student and for SOHTIS. Here Stephanie tells it in her own words ... AND there is more to follow as she summarises her research… Continue reading The Meeting of a Medical Student & NGO
Coalition to Stop Slavery
SOHTIS has joined forces with Unseen and 15 other anti-slavery organisations on a new campaign to mark Anti-Slavery Day 2022, “Time to Stop Slavery”. Working together under the banner of the Coalition to Stop Slavery the group is aiming for the new campaign to: bring about a major change in public awareness of modern slavery, by educating people about the signs of modern… Continue reading Coalition to Stop Slavery
As increasing numbers of vulnerable people migrate to Scotland, as financial hardship takes hold on families across our communities, as low paid labour shortage soars – the risk of human trafficking increases! Most victims don't know they are a victim and so it is even more important that we all know how to spot the… Continue reading Get Equipped
#Freedom #Dignity #Respect
Wow! So excited to be sharing our new tote bags! This is our latest way of spreading the word that human trafficking is happening under our noses. We believe everyone deserves to live in freedom with dignity and respect. Our vision is a Scotland where human trafficking has been eliminated and the survivors of trafficking… Continue reading #Freedom #Dignity #Respect
FUNdraising to the Fore!
Anyone involved in the third (or what used to be called the voluntary) sector will know that a constant agenda item to be addressed by charities is fund raising. Fund raising is not usually much fun but, as some of the photographs below testify on this occasion the SOHTIS golf day was a big hit… Continue reading FUNdraising to the Fore!
Only recently did I discover Burns took a job in the Caribbean. Even Scotland’s poetic hero benefitted from slavery. Does this mean I want any of his statues to be torn down? No. You see I’m Welsh and for much of my life I blamed the English upper class for slavery, because they owned the… Continue reading Coming Clean
The Justice Conference
Hosted by local churches, we are delighted to be supporting The Justice Conference as it creates spaces for people to gather, discuss, listen and learn about biblical justice and what this means for disciples of Jesus today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvuSlN0qQt0&feature=youtu.be The Justice Conference, On Tour 2022 On the 29 March 2022, SOHTIS, will be joining with others… Continue reading The Justice Conference
Trafficking Risk for Ukrainian Refugees
Anti-trafficking organisations unite to condemn Ukraine invasion and traffickers’ attempts to target fleeing victims. Leading non-profit groups in the fight against human trafficking say that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is feeding instability and dramatically raising the risk of human trafficking in the region. More than 50 of the world’s most influential anti-trafficking organizations and leaders… Continue reading Trafficking Risk for Ukrainian Refugees
Riding For Freedom
Gordon Miller breaks an existing Guinness World Record by cycling more than 1.662km to raise awareness of modern slavery! Watch the documentary to find out more.