Advent – Share the Journey.

Archbishop Eamon Martin has today launched the 2019 online Advent Calendar, which goes live today, the first Sunday of Advent, 1 December 2019. Now in its sixth year, the popular online Advent Calendar offers resources for the parish, school and home which can be accessed behind a virtual door each day during the season of […]

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UN Women take neutral position on criminalisation of prostitution.

The UN agency for women recently announced its neutrality on whether prostitution should be criminalized. The announcement came in response to a letter signed by over 1,400 civil society representatives criticizing its apparent stance in favor of decriminalization in recent years. The signatories of the letter, provided by the independent news publication PassBlue, pointed out that, […]

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Exploitation of Children in sugar harvesting industry, Zimbabwe.

Children as young as seven are performing backbreaking labour on Zimbabwe’s sugarcane plantations, all for just $1 a week in pay. Tapiwa (not his real name), is one such boy who has been working in the fields for the past six months. His parents died in 2017, prompting him to find some form of income […]

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Launch of Indian Leadership Forum against Human Trafficking.

A new forum of human trafficking survivors and NGOs has come together to launch the Indian Leadership Forum Against Trafficking, demanding that their voices be heard in the fight against modern slavery. According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, there were 2,854 reported cases of human trafficking across India. This included 1,657 people who were […]

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