Pope Francis and the Anti-Trafficking Movement

It is widely known that one of the high priorities for Pope Francis is the issue of trafficking. Quite frequently in his talks and writings he cries out in protest against this new form of slavery. And he has convened in the Vatican a number of meetings which bring together campaigners, researchers, and committed police-people, who plan together how […]

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RTE Investigates: Sex for Sale

On Monday 30th November, RTE broadcast a documentary at 9.35pm titled ‘Sex for Sale’. This documentary was an eye opener into the link between organized prostitution and organized crime, money laundering, gender inequality and the failure of government systems to address the issue of protecting the dignity of women and the powerless in the society. According to the documentary, […]

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Anti-Trafficking Youth Conference

A hundred youth leaders from around the world met last month in the Vatican to commit themselves more earnestly than ever to fight against human trafficking. This so-called “industry” is believed to bring in about $100 billion every year to the criminals engaged in it. Two of those who took part in the Vatican meeting are young women […]

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Diocesan Training

On Saturday 21st November, ten people joined Srs Rita Minehan, Mary Ryan and Catherine Dunne, members of APT in the lovely setting of Solas Bhride to follow the training for diocesan representatives in awareness raising of Human Trafficking. The session began at 10.00 am and the group followed the presentation in the Tool Kit. The […]

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