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8 February- International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

Feast of St. Bakhita, Patroness of trafficked persons.

Together against Trafficking is this year’s motto, as we mark the 5th year when 8 February is recognised internationally as the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking. On...

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When the song of the angels is stilled (Rev. Howard Thurman, 1899-1981).

Let the work of Christmas begin and let us begin it together!

”When the song of the angels is stilled, when the star in the sky is gone, when the kings and the princes are home, when the shepherds are back with...

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Noeline Blackwell, CEO Dublin Rape Crisis centre, addresses meeting of APT members, 10 December 2018.

APT members gathered at the Religious Sisters of Charity Congregation’s house in Donnybrook for the final meeting of the year were enthused and inspired by Noeline Blackwell, CEO, the Dublin...

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Report from APT member Fr. Paul Walsh, sm, having attended event in Rome organised by the UISG to mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

                  Discussions on combatting Human Trafficking.  (sponsored by the UK and Irish Embassies to the Holy See and Talitha Kum) -UISG, Rome,...

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Advent reflections which focus on how we can play our part in combating Human Trafficking.

Advent 2018 week three biodiversity This Advent season, we welcome you to join the APT/AMRI family as we quiet our hearts and still our minds to prepare the way for the...

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16 Days 2018 Day 16 Leaflet – UN HR Day 2018 16 Days 2018 Day 15 Leaflet – Does Patriarchy in the Church Play a Role in Abuse, Oct 2018...

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Tougher action needed on Modern Slavery- The Editor, The Tablet, 23/11/2018.

The mass movement of desperate people has become one of the defining images of the age. Almost as defining, unfortunately, is the hostile reaction to it in countries on the...

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Cardinal in Abuja pleads for action to stamp out Human Trafficking.

New partnerships between Church, police, state and NGOs across Africa were advocated today by Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria as being key to addressing the “tragedy of rampant modern-day slavery...

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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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