Amnesty International report ‘’We live within a Violent System. Structural Violence against Sex Workers in Ireland.’’

According to a new report published by Amnesty International Ireland (25 January 2022) entitled ‘’We live within a Violent System. Structural Violence against Sex Workers in Ireland,’’ Irish laws criminalizing the purchase of sex and harsher penalties for brothel-keeping are putting sex workers in a more vulnerable position. The report comprised of interviews with 30 […]

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APT/AMRI reflection on St. Brigid and Human Trafficking- 8 February 2022.

‘The Power of Care; Women, Economy and Human Trafficking,’ is this year’s theme for the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, 8 February, the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita. APT/AMRI have created a short video below, centred on prayer to St. Brigid, narrated by Rita Minihan, CSB, at the Solas Bhride Centre […]

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Pope Francis blesses sculpture ‘Let the Oppressed go Free’

In preparation for the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, 8 February, the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, Pope Francis will bless a 2 metre replica of Tim Schmalz’s magnificent sculpture ‘Let the Oppressed go Free,’ at St. Peter’s Square, the Vatican, Rome on Sunday 6 February . This sculpture joins another […]

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Schedule for the International Day of Prayer & Awareness against Human Trafficking- 8 February 2022, Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita.

From 08:00 a.m. -16:00 (GMT) 9 am to 17 am (CET), as APT/AMRI join Talitha Kum in the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, 8 February 2022, the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, for an eight-hour online marathon of prayer and events to raise awareness about Human Trafficking. This year’s theme ‘The […]

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