Row, row, row your boat

All female crew attempts to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to raise money for Ecpat UK and the A21 Campaign

Female crew raising funds for Ecpat
Female crew raising funds for Ecpat

A team of six women will take part in a rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean in December in support of the anti-trafficking charities Ecpat UK and the A21 Campaign, which operates in the US, Greece and Australia.

The group is attempting to become the first female crew of six to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic unaided. The trip is expected to take between 35 and 45 days and will raise funds and, the team hopes, increase awareness of Ecpat's call for a system of guardianship for the victims of child trafficking.

The A21 Campaign - Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century - focuses on helping the victims of trafficking of women for sexual exploitation and has recently opened a safe house in Ukraine, where many victims are seized,

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