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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Major hotels failing to protect staff, report under Modern Slavery Act UK.

A new report published by Minderoo’s Walk Free Initiative, “Beyond compliance in the hotel sector: A review of UK Modern Slavery Act statements,” uncovers that the majority of top hotels...

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 25 November – 10 December 2019.

UNiTE Social media campaign

In 2019, the UNiTE campaign will mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November to 10 December, under the theme, “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against...

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Using Your Voice to Support Survivors: The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

International campaign.

Violence against women and girls is an expansive and overwhelming issue complicated by the intersections of discrimination, objectification and abuse.  Raising awareness of this pervasive crisis is one of the...

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Tackling Modern Slavery in Supply Chains.

Needing to learn more about supply chains and labour trafficking? A useful link is https://www.stronger2gether.org/ Stronger2gether is a multi-stakeholder initiative, which aims to reduce modern slavery by providing guidance, resources,...

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Frederick Douglass: A Living Legacy- MECPATHS Ireland event on the occasion of the 18 October, EU Day against Human Trafficking.

  MECPATHS Ireland sends us news of their outstanding event which they co-organised with the governmental Department of Justice and Equality, held in the Courthouse, Washington Street, Cork city, on...

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UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner publishes Strategic Plan 2019-2021.

Dame Sara Thornton was appointed as the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner by the Secretary of State following consultation with the Scottish Ministers and the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland....

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