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Pope Francis calls trafficking in persons ‘a crime against humanity’

Posted by Isabelle Smyth Pope Francis is so concerned about human trafficking that he made it the sole subject of his address to a new bunch of 17 diplomats assigned...

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Big Data and New Technology in the fight against Human Trafficking

Maura O’Donohue and Donal Dorr highlight two key points from a recent report. Author and journalist Michael Grothaus explains how different anti-trafficking agencies are beginning to cooperate far more effectively...

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Human Trafficking and Catholic Social Teaching

Mary Mangan represents APT on the network known as RENATE (Religious in Europe Networking against Trafficking and Exploitation. In this blog she shared with us an important Workshop that took...

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Pope Francis initiates Anti Trafficking Workshop

Imelda Poole, who works in Albania, is a member of the Network called RENATE (Religious in Europe Networking against Trafficking and Exploitation). In this blog she shares her account of...

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Vatican Workshop on Trafficking

APT member Mary Ryan attended the Workshop of the Pontifical Academy of Science on Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery on November 2-3. “I was very impressed and got a...

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Synopsis of Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism (CODE)

written by Denise Boyle  “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul, than the way in which it treats its children.” Nelson Mandela The sexual exploitation of children...

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Day 3 of Seminar on Child Sex Tourism

Some Points from Day 3 of the Seminar on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, organized by the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE) held at the Institut...

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Day 2 of Seminar on Child Sex Tourism

Some Points from Day 2 of the Seminar on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, organized by the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE) held at the Institut...

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Day 1 of Seminar on Child Sex Tourism

Some Points from Day 1 of the Seminar on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, organized by the International Institute for the Rights of the Child (IDE) held at the Institut...

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Powerful opening of Seminar on Trafficking of Children

The impact of sexual tourism on children is the focus of a 4-day Seminar organized by the International Institute of the Rights of the Child (IDE – www.childsrights.org). The 92 participants...

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