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Very Large Numbers of People Trafficked in South Africa

In an article in a journal with the odd name *Inquisitr*, writer Jinger Jarrett claims that human trafficking causes about 30,000 people to be sold into slavery every year in South...

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Pope Francis and the Anti-Trafficking Movement

It is widely known that one of the high priorities for Pope Francis is the issue of trafficking. Quite frequently in his talks and writings he cries out in protest against this...

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RTE Investigates: Sex for Sale

On Monday 30th November, RTE broadcast a documentary at 9.35pm titled ‘Sex for Sale’. This documentary was an eye opener into the link between organized prostitution and organized crime, money laundering, gender inequality...

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Anti-Trafficking Youth Conference

A hundred youth leaders from around the world met last month in the Vatican to commit themselves more earnestly than ever to fight against human trafficking. This so-called “industry” is believed to...

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Diocesan Training

On Saturday 21st November, ten people joined Srs Rita Minehan, Mary Ryan and Catherine Dunne, members of APT in the lovely setting of Solas Bhride to follow the training for...

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Trafficked from Nigeria

Two years ago a young woman called Omo from the Nigerian city of Benin was promised a sales job in Russia by an agent who was a relation or friend...

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EU Anti-Trafficking Day

To mark EU Anti-Human Trafficking Day this Sunday, October 18th, APT has designated the entire month of October to special anti-trafficking awareness-raising activities. We invited Ireland’s leading soprano, Celine Byrne,...

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Amnesty’s Scandalous Policy

How can it happen that a convicted sex trafficker would influence policy at the United Nations in regard to policies on prostitution? Is it not surprising that this convicted trafficker would become...

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Refugee Crisis

STATEMENT BY BISHOP NOEL TREANOR IN RESPONSE TO THE REFUGEE CRISIS IN SYRIA, IRAQ AND NORTH AFRICA. Taking up the appeal of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, for Parishes, religious communities and...

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Nancy’s Story

Here is a true story told by a woman who had been trafficked from Nigeria to Europe. She gave her name as Nancy, but that may not have been her true name....

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