EACH YEAR, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE DECEIVED AND SOLD INTO SLAVERY AS FORCED LABOURERS, PROSTITUTES OR BEGGARS.

COATNET IS THE CHRISTIAN ORGANISATIONS AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN BEINGS.

TOGETHER, WE ARE WORKING TO
END HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

WHY COATNET IS NEEDED

WHO ARE TODAY’S SLAVES?

No-one knows the true scale of modern slavery. The International Labour Organisation estimates there are 24.9 million people in forced labour. Nearly one third of detected trafficked victims are children (UNODC 2016).

24,900,000

PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE
TRAPPED IN FORCED LABOUR

WHAT WE DO

PREVENTION & PROTECTION

We help people vulnerable to traffickers, with education, counselling, economic opportunities. We fight root causes like poverty and inequality

ADVOCACY

We push for policies on safe migration, anti-trafficking laws and their enforcement and decent working conditions

SUPPORT

We help survivors of trafficking start a new life and get access to justice

AWARENESS

We raise public awareness of human trafficking

NETWORKING

We co-ordinate assistance across borders, sharing information and best practice

HEAR THEIR STORIES

Read about people who have experienced different types of trafficking and exploitation.

SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

FORCED LABOUR

DOMESTIC SERVITUDE

FORCED LABOUR

SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

RESOURCES

NEWS & UPDATES