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Girl Rising – Screening in Dublin

On Wednesday, May 17th, World Vision Ireland hosted a screening of the documentary *Girl Rising* in Dublin’s Trinity College. There are 66 million girls who are not in school today....

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Banks Working Against Human Trafficking

The importance of collaboration across society to combat human trafficking  is increasingly acknowledged in all kinds of sectors. With anti-human trafficking training taking place among law enforcement, the hospitality sector,...

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Trafficking from Nigeria

A report in the Nigerian Guardian newspaper tells us that, as of 2016, the Nigerian government identified 943 trafficking victims, including 429 victims of sex trafficking and 514 of labour...

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A Breakthrough in Tackling the Issue of Trafficking

The Irish Government has recently passed a very important law which must be seen as a major breakthrough in the effort to tackle the issue of the trafficking of women and children for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

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Reflecting on St Patrick

We have been treated like aliens. Perhaps they do not believe that we have received one and the same baptism or that we have one and the same God as...

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GLOBAL ACTION AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING LAUNCHED

On the occasion of the 107th International Women's Day, The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced the implementation of Global Action against trafficking in persons and the smuggling of migrants in thirteen countries.

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Understanding Slavery through Dance

Journalist Jamie Paisley has an interesting story about the use of dance as a way of raising awareness of the devastating effects of human trafficking. Jamie spoke with the creators...

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Indian Sisters Fighting Trafficking

This is an edited version of a story written by Nirmala Carvalho on the Crux website about a programme to rescue children from slavery. In Mumbai, India, every two minutes,...

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Dail Passes Nordic Model Bill

Abusers beware: Ireland will close its doors to traffickers and pimps Statement by Turn Off the Red Light campaign The Sexual Offences Bill, including laws to criminalise the purchase of...

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February 8th – Day of Prayer and Awareness

A hundred-and-fifty years ago Josephine Bakhita was born in the troubled Darfur region of Sudan. When she was just nine years old she was taken captive and she was sold...

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