In November 2010, 15 women religious and colleagues undertook an ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) networking and policy development week in Canberra. Over four days they met with members of Parliament, officials at the Embassies of China, the Philippines, Malaysia & the USA.
In addition we met with Prof Hilary Charlesworth from Australian National University, and with leadership from the AFP (Australian Federal Police), AIC (Australian Institute of Criminology), and CFMEU (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union). Sr Noelene, an Australian Marist Sister, was included in the group. For a full report on the ACRATH visit to Canberra click here.