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APT Ireland members join in RENATE training on Human Trafficking and the law.

Together with twenty-five other delegates, Noirin O’ Shea, olcgs, Ann Mara (MECPATHS) and JP O’Sullivan (MECPATHS) attended training in Arlanda, near Stockholm, Sweden from 6-10 May 2019. It was an...

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Pope Francis launches ‘Nuns Healing Hearts’ campaign, 10 May 2019.

The work of Religious sisters worldwide, working against human trafficking and exploitation, is beautifully acknowledged in the ‘ Nuns Healing Hearts’ campaign launched for Talitha Kum by Pope Francis at...

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Religious Sister writes meditations for Pope Francis’ celebration of the Good Friday Way of the Cross prayer service 19 April 2019.

Pope Francis has asked Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a long-time activist in the fight against human trafficking, to write the meditations for his celebration of the Good Friday Way of the...

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APT members attend the TORL Campaign meeting held in Dublin 27 March 2019.

APT members are back on the campaign trail once more, joining the TORL group (Turn Off the Red Light), with a view to ensuring implementation of the legislation which criminalises...

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Council of Europe launch Digital Citizenship Handbook

In this digital age, when technology has become an integral part of daily life and is deployed for both positive and negative uses, the Council of Europe has issued a...

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Immigrant Council of Ireland launch new anti-Human Trafficking project ASSIST.

APT members who attended the Launch of the new transnational project led by the Immigrant Council of Ireland entitled ASSIST – Gender Specific Legal Assistance and Integration Support for Third...

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St. Patrick, Patron saint of Ireland- first trafficked here by slave traders.

Fifth-century bishop. Patron of Ireland. St Patrick was a Roman Briton, born somewhere on the west coast, between the Clyde and the Severn estuary. His father Calpurnius, was a civil...

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Kevin Hyland, OBE, calls on the Irish Government to take more tangible action to ensure that Ireland becomes a “hostile place” to trafficking and exploitation.

In his address to APT’s national conference on trafficking,“Human Trafficking: Hidden in Plain Sight,” Kevin Hyland OBE, who helped found the Santa Marta Group, a church and law enforcement initiative...

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APT National Conference ”Human Trafficking: Hidden in Plain Sight.”

”Inspiring,” ”Uplifting,” ”Sobering,” ”Informative,” ”Source of optimism,” – some of the evaluation responses gleaned from the delegates who attended the APT national Conference on Friday, 1 March, at the Atrium,...

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Anti-Human Trafficking Conference 1 March 2019.

Human Trafficking:Hidden in Plain Sight.

Key note speakers Kevin Hyland, OBE, former UK anti-Slavery Commissioner; Noelene Blackwell, CEO Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; Sheila Crowley, Service Manager RUHAMA; JP O’ Sullivan, MECPATHS Ireland; students perspectives on...

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