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In light of extent of numbers of vulnerable persons in detention, JRS UK calls on British Government to end the use of indefinite detention.

LEICESTER, United Kingdom – Victims of human trafficking are being held in indefinite detention by the British government, according to a new report by the Jesuit Refugee Service in the...

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Collaboration is key as local communities strive to prevent Human Trafficking.

Combating a cycle of despair.

This week’s edition of The Tablet publishes a valuable feature by Ruth Gledhill, entitled ”Combating a cycle of despair.” In it, the author sets out the context in which young...

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APT enjoys facilitated Forward-Planning Meeting, 8 October 2018.

At their monthly meeting on 8 October last, the members of Act to Prevent Trafficking (APT) had a facilitated session to review the objectives of the group and to set...

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Day For Life, 7 October, 2018.

This Sunday, 7 October 2018, the Church in Ireland marks the Day for Life, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage, and in...

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18 October, 2018- EU day against Human Trafficking.

Screening of film Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.

To mark the 18 October, the EU day against Human Trafficking, APT members are screening a private showing of the film Nefarious: Merchant of Souls, (2011) for its members on Monday 8 October,...

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Catholic safe house, CARITAS Bakhita House, is a powerful support for trafficked women.

Nearly 90 female survivors of trafficking and modern slavery have been helped in the last three years by Caritas Bakhita House (CBH), a safe house that provides emergency and longer-term support...

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Kevin Hyland, OBE and Maya, a survivor of Human Trafficking, present at MECPATHS + APT joint presentation on Human Trafficking, at World Meeting of Families

 ”Human Trafficking: An Open Wound on the Body of Contemporary Society” was the keynote address by Kevin Hyland, OBE, former UK anti-slavery commissioner, at a presentation held jointly by MECPATHS and...

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Encouraged by Pope Francis’ exhortation to bring an end to human trafficking and by his encouragement to young people to overcome fear and learn the warning signs of trafficking (CNA/EWTN News,...

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30 July 2018- UN Day of Awareness against Trafficking in Persons.

Children make up almost a third of all human trafficking victims worldwide, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Report on Trafficking in Persons.” © Alessandro...

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Laudato Si’ Conference, ‘’Saving our Common Home and The Future of Life on Earth’’- Vatican City, 5-6 July, 2018.

  ”The cry of the earth is intimately connected to the cry of the poor.’’ Pope Francis. Ever increasing numbers of people displaced worldwide due to poverty, strife, war, harsh...

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