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APT enjoys facilitated Forward-Planning Meeting, 8 October 2018.

At their monthly meeting on 8 October last, the members of Act to Prevent Trafficking (APT) had a facilitated session to review the objectives of the group and to set...

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Day For Life, 7 October, 2018.

This Sunday, 7 October 2018, the Church in Ireland marks the Day for Life, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage, and in...

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18 October, 2018- EU day against Human Trafficking.

Screening of film Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.

To mark the 18 October, the EU day against Human Trafficking, APT members are screening a private showing of the film Nefarious: Merchant of Souls, (2011) for its members on Monday 8 October,...

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Catholic safe house, CARITAS Bakhita House, is a powerful support for trafficked women.

Nearly 90 female survivors of trafficking and modern slavery have been helped in the last three years by Caritas Bakhita House (CBH), a safe house that provides emergency and longer-term support...

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Kevin Hyland, OBE and Maya, a survivor of Human Trafficking, present at MECPATHS + APT joint presentation on Human Trafficking, at World Meeting of Families

 ”Human Trafficking: An Open Wound on the Body of Contemporary Society” was the keynote address by Kevin Hyland, OBE, former UK anti-slavery commissioner, at a presentation held jointly by MECPATHS and...

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Encouraged by Pope Francis’ exhortation to bring an end to human trafficking and by his encouragement to young people to overcome fear and learn the warning signs of trafficking (CNA/EWTN News,...

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30 July 2018- UN Day of Awareness against Trafficking in Persons.

Children make up almost a third of all human trafficking victims worldwide, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Report on Trafficking in Persons.” © Alessandro...

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Laudato Si’ Conference, ‘’Saving our Common Home and The Future of Life on Earth’’- Vatican City, 5-6 July, 2018.

  ”The cry of the earth is intimately connected to the cry of the poor.’’ Pope Francis. Ever increasing numbers of people displaced worldwide due to poverty, strife, war, harsh...

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Dr. Mary McAleese will launch Donal Dorr's latest publication ''The Pope Francis Agenda-His Teaching on Family, Protection of Life, Justice, Ecology, Women and the Church.''

On Thursday, 2nd August 2018, Dr. Mary McAleese will launch Donal Dorr’s latest publication, The Pope Francis Agenda- His Teaching on Family, Protection of Life, Justice, Ecology, Women and the...

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APT and MECPATHS co-share a workshop at the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Conference in the RDS, Dublin, 24- 26 August 2018.

Kevin Hyland OBE, Santa Marta initiative and former head of the Metropolitan Police Service’s Human Trafficking Unit will headline Session 1 of the Morning Programme, Thursday 25 August in a workshop...

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