Human Trafficking

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April 15, 2015

[Vatican Radio] The Pontifical Science Academies have launched a new website aimed at combating the worldwide scourge of human trafficking.

The website builds on the success achieved over the past year by the ecumenical Global Freedom Network, including a joint declaration...

March 30, 2015

Anglican Communion delegation to U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. Photo: Ecumenical Women

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion delegation to a recent U.N. meeting has lifted up the full inclusion of women at all levels of decision-making and leadership in...

December 2, 2014

[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joined world Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders in Rome Dec. 2 to sign a historic declaration to end modern slavery.

The ground-breaking Global Freedom Network – which launched with backing from Welby and Pope...

November 3, 2014

[Anglican Alliance] Anglicans from across the Communion will be gathering in Rome, Italy, Nov. 3-7 to discuss their churches’ work in ending human trafficking and modern slavery.  The consultation is being convened by the Anglican Alliance and hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s...

May 11, 2014

Filipino survivors of human trafficking shared their stories during the May 10 Summit on Human Trafficking: Communities Mobilizing Against Modern Day Slavery in Queens, New York. Candice Sering, far right, chairperson for the New York Chapter of Gabriela-USA, moderated...

May 1, 2014

By: Asiamerica Ministries

SUMMIT ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING: COMMUNITIES MOBILIZING AGAINST MODERN DAY SLAVERY (OPEN TO PUBLIC)   Saturday, May 10, 2014 (10am - 5pm) Registration Opens at 9:30 A.M.St. James Episcopal Church     84-07 Broadway Elmhurst, New York 11373   (Accessible by Queens Subway, Trains M & R and Bus Q53)...

April 25, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Focusing on the need to build awareness about the crime of human trafficking, the public is invited to an Episcopal Church event, Summit on Human Trafficking: Mobilizing Communities against Modern Day Slavery on May 10 at St. James...

January 30, 2014

For many of us, this Sunday’s Super Bowl represents a few hours of reprieve from work, responsibilities, and perhaps even diets, as we settle on the couch with friends and family to watch one of our nation’s most-celebrated sporting events. Tragically, perpetrators of the abhorrent and...

January 27, 2014

A U.N. GIFT Box, which looks like a gift on the outside, but tells the stories of human trafficking victims on the inside, is on display at 17th Street and Broadway across from Union Square in New York City until Feb. 2; it is sponsored by the United Nations NGO...

July 2, 2013

Young people in Zambia protest against human trafficking. Photo: Emmanuel Chikoya

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Zambia has welcomed the news that the country’s tourist capital Livingstone has partnered with the International Labour...

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