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‘Play for Life’ World Cup Campaign

The global network of religious sisters working against human trafficking has launched a campaign to combat human trafficking at the World Cup event in Brazil. Announced during the press conference on...

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Unacceptable effects of legalizing prostitution

by Donal Dorr A revealing account in www.examiner.com tells of the quite horrifying effects of the legalization of prostitution in Germany. Those who had advocated legalized prostitution had argued that...

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How Best to Solve the Problem of Trafficking

by Donal Dorr Everybody agrees that trafficking of women and children for sexual exploitation is a dreadful evil; and practically everybody agrees that women engaged in prostitution are at risk...

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Trafficking of human organs reported

Trafficking in human organs is rife, according to the Joint Statement issued by the Global Freedom Network on March 17. It says that every year around 20,000 people are forced...

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Catholics, Anglicans, Muslims unite against human trafficking

According to the Vatican Information Service (www.vis.va) on March 17 an unprecedented interfaith agreement was reached to eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking across the world by 2020. It is a...

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Letter to my Mother in Africa

Tradition tells us that Saint Patrick, patron Saint of Ireland, was sold as a slave at the age of sixteen and worked as a shepherd until his escape at the...

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Mallow School Run Feb 23 2014

Sunday the 23rd of February, 2014 was a historic day for Mallow as  the Young Social Innovators class at St Mary’s Secondary School, hosted Mallow’s first ever Colour Run. It...

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Lenten Campaign against Trafficking

The theme of Fraternity and Human Trafficking has been chosen by the National Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Brazil for 2014. The motto that has been chosen is “It is for freedom that...

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Shocked and moved at personal account

Written by Donal Dorr A very moving account of the reality of prostitution was given by Ms Mia de Faoite at the  conference in the Osbourne Centre at the National...

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SUGGESTION ABOUT HOW TO COMBAT TRAFFICKING

An interesting and helpful suggestion about how to combat trafficking for sexual exploitation has come recently from South Africa. What follows is a slight adaptation of that suggestion. A law...

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