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Supporting Survivors of Child Trafficking

One of the challenges in rescuing young people who have become victims of traffickers is finding ways in which those who have escaped can find work to support themselves. A...

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Why Did Pope Francis become so Committed on the Issue of Trafficking?

In an interesting column in The National Catholic Reporter, of March 20, 2015, the U.S. Jesuit Fr. Thomas Reese provides some background on how Pope Francis became so committed on the...

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APT Tool Kit

“We cannot be complacent and think that this is an issue which does not really affect us here in Ireland.” In her address to the Garda conference on human trafficking...

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New Archbishop Tackles Trafficking

“We have a responsibility to effectively challenge and tackle trafficking which exists in Europe because wealthy countries are a source of demand for human trafficking.” These words were spoken by...

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The Numbers – Slavery’s Bottom Line

The whole issue of trafficking is a very controversial one. There are the campaigners like us in APT, and in many other organizations, who engage in raising awareness about this...

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St. Josephine Bakhita, February 8th.

St. Josephine Bakhita, February 8th. Prayer for an end to Human Trafficking Prayer Service against Human Trafficking

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UN Global Report on Trafficking 2014

Every year the United Nations issues a ‘Global Report on Trafficking in Persons.’ The Report for 2014 gives us some rather shocking figures. 70% of those who are trafficked are...

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WATCH LIVE: Declaration to End Slavery

Pope Francis and leaders of the world’s largest faiths are gathering in the Vatican today. Committed to the dignity and freedom that is the birthright of all humankind, Catholic, Anglican,...

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Reflections on Anti-Trafficking Youth Symposium

On the weekend of November 15th, I had the privilege of taking part in the Youth Symposium on Human Trafficking at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences in the Vatican....

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We Need Action by Men

It is a great pity that it is women who form the great majority of the campaigners on the issue of trafficking for sexual exploitation—though we must be of course...

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