Tag: Sex Trafficking

World Day against Trafficking in Persons_30th July 2019

  UNITED NATIONS Artwork from the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018, UNODC. Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. Since 2003 the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has collected information on about 225,000 victims of trafficking detected worldwide. Globally… Continue Reading World Day against Trafficking in Persons_30th July 2019

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June | United Nations

  19 June 2017 is the second annual International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. This day is observed by the United Nations to “raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and to pay… Continue Reading International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June | United Nations

ACRATH | Human Trafficking: Sharing Women’s Stories from the Philippines | Sat, 25 June

I Have a Voice: Trafficked Women in their own words Over 500,000 Filipino women and children are trafficked for sexual exploitation every year. The lives of these survivors are forever impacted, and now we invite you to hear their stories. Marietta (Mayet) Latonio is a Filipino social worker, women’s advocate, researcher and Professor at the University of Southern Philippines… Continue Reading ACRATH | Human Trafficking: Sharing Women’s Stories from the Philippines | Sat, 25 June

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for October

  The Record – Book Review – Book gives sex-trafficked women a chance to be heard   Sister of Mercy Angela Reed PhD is hoping her ground-breaking book on the lives of 40 trafficked women in the Philippines sex trade will overturn widespread misconceptions about the insidious practice.   Her book, I Have a Voice: Trafficked… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for October

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