Anti-Human Trafficking Group

Anti-Human Trafficking Group

Today, most people associate human trafficking with sexual slavery, but there are many forms of human trafficking. People are recruited by force, and by deception for:


- enforced prositution
- domestic servitude
- forced labour
- criminal activities
- surrogracy
- organ removal for transplantation

While this lucrative global crime generates billions of dollars in profits for the traffickers, those who have been trafficked are robbed of their humanity and are violated both spiritually and physically.

In response the Scottish Churches Anti-Human Trafficking Group (SCAHTG) raises awareness of Human Trafficking and how society can defeat it.

AHT - Resources

In this section of the website you will find resources that have been developed by a range of different Christian denominations to be used in prayer, contemplation and worship to help us to understand God's plan for us in addressing this affront to the dignity of all. They include materials…

Churches Cross Continents to Combat Trafficking - REPORT

We had a really exciting three days when, on 15th and 16th October people from many distant lands came together for a meeting organised by the Scottish Churches Anti-Human Trafficking Group. We shared knowledge about human trafficking and began to explore how we can work together to address this evil.…

Crossing Continents to Combat Trafficking

SCOTTISH CHURCHES ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING GROUP CONFERENCECROSSING CONTINENTS TO COMBAT TRAFFICKING17TH OCTOBER 2015ST GEORGE'S TRON CHURCH, GLASGOW G2 1HW Human trafficking is one of the world's most lucrative illicit businesses. It operates on a global scale with almost every country in the world being involved. The Scottish Churches Anti-Human Trafficking Group is…

SCAHT Group : RE:Value Project at Edinburgh Festival

Over 20 million people worldwide live in slavery today. It is not something that only happens in distant lands – it happens here and now in Scotland. People are forced to live in appalling conditions. They are deceived into working long hours in the fishing industry, or in the fields,…

AHT Group - Letter writing campaign

The Scottish Churches Anti-Human Trafficking Group is campaigning for the purchase of sex to be criminalised. Having sent a letter to the FM Nicola Sturgeon, signed by many of the church leaders of Scotland, they encourage individuals and local church groups to write to their MSPs about this issue. A…

Church Leaders Letter to First Minister

Church leaders and other representatives of faith groups in Scotland have signed a letter to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, calling for the Scottish Government to criminalise the purchase of sex, following the model that many Nordic countries have adopted. The Scottish Churches Anti-Human Trafficking Group believes that reducing the…

Anti-Human Trafficking: To be silent is to be unfaithful

"To be silent is to be unfaithful" : a resource pack for the church on human trafficking. A flexible resource that can be used to help churches respond to the often hidden problems of human trafficking. Use it to : Raise awareness of the issuesPray for people who are abusedCampaign…

Anti-Human Trafficking Leaflets

The ecumenical Anti-Human Trafficking Group has produced two leaflets entitled: Human Trafficking: What are the indicators? Human Trafficking: The Human Stories   

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