Notes with concern the plight of 27 million poor and vulnerable people who have been born into slavery or are trapped by child labour, child soldiery, child trading, debt bonded labour, forced labour, organ trafficking and people trafficking;
Notes the package of anti-slavery resources set out in the attached background paper entitled “Resources available from the Diocese of Melbourne to assist Anglicans who wish to participate in the campaign against modern-day slavery”;
Commends the package and encourages members of Synod to use the resources in their parish, school or agency setting.

Bishop Mark Burton moved, The Reverend Dr David Powys seconding, 22 Sept 10