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
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.
We're proud to have co-signed this important statement: “We must act – in Scotland – to use the powers we have to object, to stand with our fellow human beings through practical action, and to say loudly and clearly: not in our name.”
Justice Shall Be Done You
Coltsfoot is a flower that is inconspicuous in appearance, often ignored by travellers passing by. Despite the ignorance of the world, Coltsfoot still grows strong, blooming within obscurity. It wasn’t until a botanist recognised this humble flower for its remarkable scent that remains during a season when all others have faded. With the help of… Continue reading Justice Shall Be Done You
When Work Doesn’t Pay
'When Work Doesn't Pay' explores how perpetrators of labour exploitation in Scotland use online platforms to recruit.
Women victims of human trafficking experience higher levels of PTSD than those fleeing from war or mass violence. #choosetochallenge exploitation.