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Philippine bishops’ conference declares national day of prayer against human trafficking

The Church has been observing February 8 as the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita, patron of human trafficking and slavery victims

Fil-Am nun is new global leader of anti-human trafficking network

As a missionary, she was assigned in Japan’s capital of Tokyo, where she lived for 16 years as a pastoral worker

Three life sentences each for human trafficking and child abuse

Where are the organized, militant Catholic internet “trolls” for human rights and child protection?

Cardinal Bo of Myanmar warns of impending dangers of ‘new forms...

Cardinal Bo said the Church is confronted with a new unsettling reality impacting thousands of the most vulnerable

Human trafficking in Cambodia nearly doubled in 2021

In its 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report, the US State Department placed Cambodia on its Tier 2 Watchlist for the third consecutive year

Pope Francis: Human trafficking has created ‘an open wound on the...

The pope condemned both the human trafficking of laborers and sex trafficking, which he said relegates women to “dispensers of pleasure”

Debt-trapped Lao ‘chat girls’ forced to sell sex in China-run economic...

Many women in the debt trap have attempted to reach out to Lao authorities for help

Human trafficking: Why so few convictions?

Young women and boys are especially targeted and offered fake jobs and given empty promises

Human trafficking ‘still thrives’ in Philippines, says interfaith movement

The Philippine situation is “aggravated" by poverty as families struggle to survive from the economic backlash of the pandemic”

Philippine bishops expand partnership to fight human trafficking

The Cluster Against Human Trafficking was formed in 2017 for collaboration among the different ministries to fight human trafficking

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