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Social Justice - Contemporary Slavery (Yr 12 RE)

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Contemporary slavery. Modern incidence of slavery, as a percentage of the population, by country.

Contemporary slavery

Estimates from the Walk Free Foundation. Estimates by sources with broader definitions of slavery will be higher. Contemporary slavery, also known as modern slavery, refers to the institutions of slavery that continue to exist in the present day. Estimates of the number of slaves today range from around 21 million[1] to 29 million.[2][3][4][5] Modern slavery is a multi-billion dollar industry with estimates of up to $35 billion generated annually.

Mauritania was the last nation to officially abolish slavery, doing so in 2007; yet 4.3% of the population still remains enslaved.[7][8] Despite being illegal in every nation; slavery is still prevalent in many forms today. Causes[edit] Slaves can be an attractive investment because the slave-owner only needs to pay for sustenance and enforcement. Free workers also earn compensating differentials, whereby they are paid more for doing unpleasant work. Bonded labor[edit] See comments for citation.

References LANGEWIESCHE, W 2015, 'Slaves With out Chains', Vanity Fair, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 94-147. – mericicollege

See comments for citation. Sustainable Development Goals. Project Compassion 2016 - Caritas Australia's annual humanitarian fundraising event. Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world's poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. 50 years of Project Compassion In 2016, we celebrate 50 years since the first national appeal was held in Lent of 1965.

Project Compassion 2016 - Caritas Australia's annual humanitarian fundraising event

The appeal raised the equivalent of $90,000 towards community 'self-help' projects in countries like Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Malaysia. Take a trip down memory lane Thank you for your support in 2015 In Lent 2015, our incredibly generous supporters raised a record-breaking $11.57 million for Project Compassion! Weekly fundraising tally Your support will bring lasting change to vulnerable communities around the world. Catholic Social Teaching - Explore the principles that shape our work to help end poverty and promote justice. A searchable online Bible in over 100 versions and 50 languages. Themes of Catholic Social Teaching « Catholic Social Teaching.

Human Dignity We must recognise we are all brothers and sisters which requires us to respect, value and uphold a common dignity for ourselves and each other.

Themes of Catholic Social Teaching « Catholic Social Teaching

As human beings we are created in the image and likeness of God so therefore we have an inherent worth and distinction. Community and Participation As humans we were are not created to live alone, community is clearly linked in the history of humankind. One way for Catholics to practise solidarity is to participate in pursuing the common good for a community. Care for Creation Respect for human life means respecting all of God’s creation. HumanTraffickingAndCST.

Ethics - Slavery: The law against slavery. Human rights and slavery powerpoint. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law, Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly relations between nations,

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Ethics: Slavery. Slavery and child labor today: Main Portal. Slavery Today. Plagiarism Information for Students - ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies. Plagiarism Information for Students Definition Plagiarism is the copying, paraphrasing or summarising of work, in any form, without acknowledgement of sources, and presenting this as your own work.

Plagiarism Information for Students - ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies

Plagiarism – what it means to you as a student If any part of your assessment item is not your own ideas, words or product, you must indicate the source to show that it is not your own work.Plagiarism is not restricted to words but includes unacknowledged ideas, thoughts, opinions, conclusions, diagrams, cartoons, art and practical works, photographs, music, graphs, pictures, statistics, tables, computer programs, computer graphics, visual information from the web, advertisements, interview responses, translations from a foreign language text, using a friend's mathematics assignment, etc – anything you can copy.Changing a few words or images does not mean you do not have to acknowledge the source. In broad terms, you should: Principles behind the imposition of penalties: Penalties First incident. Year 12 RE Task 1 2017 Slavery (2)(1)