APT Ireland members join in RENATE training on Human Trafficking and the law.

Together with twenty-five other delegates, Noirin O’ Shea, olcgs, Ann Mara (MECPATHS) and JP O’Sullivan (MECPATHS) attended training in Arlanda, near Stockholm, Sweden from 6-10 May 2019. It was an opportunity not only to familiarise oneself with the legislation – where it exists- on human trafficking and exploitation in European countries but a hugely valuable […]

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Pope Francis launches ‘Nuns Healing Hearts’ campaign, 10 May 2019.

The work of Religious sisters worldwide, working against human trafficking and exploitation, is beautifully acknowledged in the ‘ Nuns Healing Hearts’ campaign launched for Talitha Kum by Pope Francis at the UISG Plenary on 10 May 2019. Talitha Kum is a network of Religious network spanning 76 countries, working in education, awareness-raising, direct action and […]

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Religious Sister writes meditations for Pope Francis’ celebration of the Good Friday Way of the Cross prayer service 19 April 2019.

Pope Francis has asked Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a long-time activist in the fight against human trafficking, to write the meditations for his celebration of the Good Friday Way of the Cross prayer service at Rome’s Colosseum 19 April 2019 (Photo Credit: CNS.). Responding to an invitation from Pope Francis which she could not refuse, Sr. […]

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APT members attend the TORL Campaign meeting held in Dublin 27 March 2019.

APT members are back on the campaign trail once more, joining the TORL group (Turn Off the Red Light), with a view to ensuring implementation of the legislation which criminalises the purchase of sex. A police and enforcement strategy aimed at prosecuting pimps, brothel owners and those who buy sex and brothel owners is needed […]

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