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UN #wearblueday 11 January 2020.

On JANUARY 11, Human Trafficking Awareness Day, we invite you to Wear BLUE, the colour that is the international symbol of human trafficking awareness. Post a photo of yourself and/or your group...

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Anti- Human Trafficking Tool-Kit/Resource.

In the United States of America, the month of January is designated as the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has...

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Homily of Rev. Professor Michael Mullaney, President NUI Maynooth, at the annual Christmas Carol Service in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, December 2019.

Preparing for Christmas is more than a safe, private, familial enterprise, but embraces the great public issues of our time, including the value and dignity of every human person. 

In the city of Philadelphia, there is a poignant and imposing monument to the Irish famine. It is an Irish famine ship: on one side, life-size figures of emaciated and...

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DASATT Christmas Appeal 2019

Please find below a direct appeal from Fr. Sean Cassin, which we hope you will respond to and share widely amongst your networks and respective congregations. It offers us a...

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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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