Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

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April 18, 2019

The Port Authority Bus Terminal served as the first station on April 6 for Stations of the Cross for Sex Trafficking Survivors, an event of the Episcopal Diocese of New York Task Force Against Human Trafficking. Photo: ENS

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March 26, 2019

Participants at the March 11 opening meeting of the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women observed a moment of silence for those who lost their lives in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 that crashed the day before...

January 31, 2019

About 200 participants at the SOAP UP event Jan. 26 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Atlanta apply labels to bars of soap with messages aiming to fight sex trafficking. Photo: Catherine Renaud

[Episcopal News Service] Advocates for victims of child sex...

August 1, 2018

By: Hollis Adams, Research Intern

Background: This June, the State Department released its annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP), which ranks countries on their efforts to combat human trafficking. This year’s report highlights examples of local communities working with their governments to address human trafficking.

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May 3, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Together as a church, Canadian Anglicans are taking steps towards ending human trafficking across their nation. In April, the Anglican Church of Canada organized a regional consultation in Pickering, Ontario, at the Manresa Jesuit Centre. Individuals from...

March 8, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Draft legislation to make it easier for police and prosecution authorities to crack down on modern slavery in New South Wales has been welcomed by  Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies. The archbishop was in the public gallery of the New South Wales Legislative...

February 14, 2018

Ciara Lillie, site manager, right, and Kathy Bogie, executive director, sit on the front porch swing at Magdalene House Kerrville, a two-year residential post-incarceration aftercare program for women who have been victimized by human trafficking, prostitution,...

February 14, 2018

Ciara Lillie, site manager, and Kathy Bogie, executive director, sit on the front porch swing at Magdalene House Kerrville, a two-year residential post-incarceration aftercare program for women who have been victimized by human trafficking, prostitution, addiction and/...

January 31, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance, which helps to coordinates Anglican churches and agencies to work for a world free of poverty and justice, has launched a yearlong focus on anti-slavery initiatives across the Communion. Through its Freedom Year initiative, the Alliance...

January 18, 2018

El Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal Michael B. Curry ha emitido la siguiente declaración sobre la trata de personas.

Mientras conmemoramos a nivel nacional el mes de la concientización sobre la trata de personas de 2018 es importante reconocer que el tráfico de...

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It is estimated that as many as 4 million people are trafficked each year, the majority of which