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APT/AMRI amongst group of NGOs to meet OSCE Special Representative for Combating Human Trafficking.

On 18 February 2020, nine APT/AMRI members joined representatives from MECPATHS, RUHAMA, the ICI, UCD and more at a special meeting between Mr. Valiant Richey, OSCE Special Representative for Combating...

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Passing on the mantle at APT/AMRI!

After several years as Chairperson of APT/AMRI, Mairin McDonough joyfully handed over the mantle of stewardship to Liz Byrne, IBVM. The entire APT/AMRI membership gathered at the start of the...

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RENATE members at APT/AMRI attend Retreat at Manresa, Dublin.

The retreat in Manresa, Dublin, guided by Fr Paul Pace SJ, was an experience of peace and reflection. The meditations grounded my work of anti-human trafficking in the context of...

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Hear the Cries of the Migrants.

On 6 February 2020, Pope Francis released a video message accompanying his prayer intention for February, which this month is “Hear the cries of migrants”. In his prayer intention for...

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APT/AMRI Ireland (Act to Prevent Trafficking) – Liturgy to mark the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, 8 February 2020.

Members of APT/AMRI held a Liturgy in honour of St. Josphine Bakhita when they met on 10 February last. Comprising elements of Liturgies shared by Talitha Kum, the UISG &...

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6th World Day of Awareness & Prayer against Human Trafficking.

Feast St. Josephine Bakhita - 8 February.

On 8 February 2020, we mark the 6th World Day of Awareness and Prayer against Human Trafficking.  Join us in Prayer, Action, and Advocacy to prevent and end Human Trafficking...

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HLWG Interim Report on the Implementation of the Sexual Offences Act (Ireland) 2017 Part IV

The High-Level Working Group that monitors and supports the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act 2017 Part IV launched their interim report on Wednesday, 29th January 2020. It is authored...

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8 February, International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

Prayer Vigil from Talitha Kum linked at the end.

Born in Darfur, (Sudan), in 1869, Josephine Margaret Bakhita, according to local archives, was the niece of the Chief of the village and her family enjoyed a normal, happy childhood...

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Prayer Calendar 11 Jan. – 8 February, 2020.

The Prayer Calendar 11 January – 8 February 2020, provides a daily inspiration throughout the month of January and ending on the feast of St. Bakhita,  8 February next. Devised...

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Education resource re. Human Trafficking awareness-raising.

U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) is a collaborative, faith-based network that offers educational programs and materials, supports access to survivor services, and engages in legislative advocacy to eradicate...

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