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Activities of APT Members

One of the main activities of APT is to give talks to school or parish groups who want to learn more about the issue of Human Trafficking. Contact Page to set...

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Brilliant Drama raises awareness about human trafficking in Northern Ireland

The Spanner in the Works Theatre Company produces drama that informs and enlightens the audience on a range of social issues. Its recent production of “Diablo” was and outstanding production,...

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Report from 57th UN Convention on Status of Women

APT Member, Mary Ryan, who had been present in New York in March, as a representative of Mercy International, has prepared a brief summary of items that particularly struck her...

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Trafficking in back streets of Oxford reported in Guardian

In the British newspaper The Guardian on May 15, 2013, there is a rather shocking report by Sandra Laville of trafficking of young girls for sexual exploitation in Oxford. Some...

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Inspired by Rachel Moran’s book: Paid For

APT member, Donal Dorr writes: I have been reading Rachel Moran’s book Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution (Gill and Macmillan: Dublin, 2013). I haven’t yet finished reading it but...

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Youth gathering in Ghana commits to act against trafficking in persons

“If you will act and I will act, trafficking will be stopped” (theme song of the gathering) APT Co-ordinator, Geraldine MacCarthy tells us: I have just received the report of...

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Trafficking and Prostitution in Ireland

A recent article by Katherine Holmquist in Irish Times 4 May 2013 asserts that it is impossible to separate trafficking and prostitution. ‘I had a good job as the administrator...

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Launch of Rachel Moran’s new book “Paid for – My Journey through Prostitution”

  Posted by Catherine Dunne The launch of Rachel Moran’s book in Dublin on 18th April  drew a very large gathering of people from various alliances and associations. The book...

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SENEGAL: IOM Leads Rescue Operation of Trafficked Children

  DAKAR, April 02, 2013 (CISA) – The Kenya based news agency CISA reports from Dakar, Senegal that the International Organization of Migration (IOM) Senegal is organizing the return and family...

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Trafficking and the Quest for the Living God

Reading Elizabeth Johnson’s Quest for the Living God, chapter 3, The Crucified God of Compassion, where she writes of the Holocaust, reminds me of all the children who are trafficked. I think...

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