Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2012-D042
Title: Fight Human Trafficking
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 77th General Convention re-commit to protecting victims of human trafficking, particularly women and children, by continuing to support legislation and action oriented to recovery and reintegration of trafficking victims into society; and be if further

Resolved, That The Episcopal Church commend the work of Anglican Women’s Empowerment and the Executive Council Committee on the Status of Women in addressing human trafficking as a national and international priority and recommends all dioceses utilize the resources of these two organizations to provide education on this insidious form of modern day slavery; and be it further

Resolved, That the provinces of The Episcopal Church appoint a person from each province who will coordinate with the Commission on the Status of Women, or another appropriate committee of Executive Council to allow sharing of additional vital resources on human trafficking; and be it further

Resolved, That each province of The Episcopal Church begin a dialogue with another province to recognize how both domestic and international trafficking affects the peoples of their provinces.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 2012 (New York: General Convention, 2012), p. 170.