Pope Francis said that “every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act.”Are you buying and eating, or giving away Easter chocolate this year? It is estimated that up to 30 million people are trapped in slavery globally. The United Nations estimates that one in every three victims of human trafficking is a child.
Much of the chocolate we consume in Australia is made with cocoa beans picked by children, many of whom have been enslaved.ACTION: Go the ACRATH website to find out more. Spread the word about slavery-free Easter chocolate.