Date(s) - 28/06/2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Manchester, UK DSA 2018 Conference on Global Inequities


  • Emma Tomalin (University Of Leeds)
  • Shabaana Kidy (Humanitarian Academy for Development)

This panel will critically examine the role of faith actors in combating modern slavery and human-trafficking, as well as the ways in which religious identities are pertinent in the trafficking domain (e.g. for trafficked individuals, activists, those providing services and for perpetrators).


  • “Even though they beat us I pray for them”: East African women’s experiences of vulnerable migration situations in the Middle East as Christians- Author: Leah Edwards (University of Sheffield )
  • The Long term impact of faith based residential and community support for survivors of sexual exploitation and trafficking in Cambodia- Author: Glenn Miles (Chab Dai)

  • Not all “Victims:” Moving beyond the rhetoric of victimhood and toward a holistic mission to trafficked people across the Greater Mekong Sub-Region- Author: Shawna Warner (Payap University)

  • Methodist history and the anti-slave trade movement: Lessons for anti-trafficking advocacy in the 21st century- Author: Siyabulela Tonono (Methodist Church of Southern Africa)


More information on DSA website