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2019 Season of Creation 1 September- 4 October.

The 2019 Season of Creation began Sunday, 1 September and runs through to October 4th, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. According to Pope Francis, this “is a time...

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A call to protect the exploited and target the exploiters- Sex trafficking.

Law criminalising the purchase of sex is in women’s best interests- authorities need to ensure exploiters are targeted and the exploited protected. Mia de Faoite, Irish Times 28 August 2019....

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UN showcases photo-exhibition of Women Religious working against Human Trafficking worldwide.

UN exhibits Photo-exhibition of Women Religious Working against Human Trafficking across the World. The Talitha Kum photo-exhibition commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of the Talitha Kum network worldwide, has...

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Pope Francis preface to publication ”Crucified Women: The Shame of Trafficking told from the Street.”

Publication by Fr. Aldo Buonaiuto.

‘’Pray for the reception of victims of trafficking,’’ says Pope Francis in the preface to the book Crucified Women: The Shame of Trafficking told from the Street. After hearing the...

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Cork Against Human Trafficking (CAHT) up and running!

Cork says ''NO'' to Human Trafficking.

A number of non-profit and statutory agencies have joined force to raise their combined voices against Human Trafficking in Ireland, with a particular focus on Cork. A phenomenon for a...

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UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons

In 2013, the UN General Assembly held a high-level meeting to appraise the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Human Trafficking (2010). The Member States also adopted resolution A/RES/68/192 and...

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RENATE members in Ireland meet together- first Country Group meeting..

On Saturday, 13 July 2019, Eilis Coe, Irish representative to the RENATE Europe Working Board, convened the first formal meeting of RENATE members living in Ireland. Because many members are...

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Matteo Bruni takes up new post as Director of the Holy See Press Office, Monday 22 July 2019

On 18 July last, Pope Francis appointed a new Director of the Holy See Press Office. British-born Matteo Bruni is the new spokesperson of the Holy See, with effect from...

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Launch of Human Trafficking information publication at the International Council of Nurses’ Congress

From Singapore whilst attending the ICN Congress of nurses, Kevin Hyland, OBE,  shares with us the most up-to-date resource for those working in the nursing profession, in order to guide...

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Analysis of Ireland’s Tier 2 Status in the Trafficking in Person’s (TIP) Report 2019.

Human Trafficking: Gaps in Law and Practice. (Irish Times Editorial, 24-06-2019).

Not a single conviction for human trafficking was secured in this country during the last five years and insufficient efforts were made by Government to identify and provide assistance to...

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