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Practical Solutions to Eradicating Human Trafficking.

At the Conference convened at the UN on 9 November 2018 entitled ”Practical Solutions to Eradicating Trafficking,” Geraldine Byrnes Nason, Chairperson of the UN Commission on the Status of Women,...

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EUROPOL gives Ireland a wake-up call, as alarm bells ring about children trafficked to Ireland for sex trade.

In an article by Conor Gallagher, (Irish Times Friday 19 October 2018) we read of Europol warning Ireland about sophisticated organised crime gangs trafficking children from Nigeria to Ireland to work in...

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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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