Rotarian Action Group against Slavery
There has been a number of recent articles and some positive action taken on Slavery.
You might like to take this opportunity to learn how wide spread the problem is and what can be done to eradicate it.
The Networker - District 9800 Newsletter
The Rotarian - The Official magazine of Rotary International
May 2017 - While many people would like to think that slavery was a tragedy of the past, the truth is that it still exists today, with up to 46 million people enslaved worldwide. The Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery (RAGAS) has a strategy for fighting this horrible problem, working at the local level. https://www.rotary.org/en/education-breaks-cycle-slavery
Action that Rotary can take
- "How can Rotarians Help to alleviate Modern Slavery?" - via a Prevention Education Focus (11/18)
- "Modern Slavery Education Links" - Links for Prevention Education use (3/19)
- Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery ('RAGAS') – Information Leaflet
- Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery – Website. Keep yourself up-to-date by subscribing to the RAGAS Newsletter
- Parliament of Australia – "Inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia" There are some 190 submissions to the Government Inquiry, the Rotary submission is No.21, this submission (and others) can be located here
- Updated version of the “Further Information” sheet of links.
- Contact Malcolm Baird – firstname.lastname@example.org
Rotary International Convention - June 2017