On February 8, International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, Caritas Internationalis calls on all its members to engage in the fight against this tragedy of our modern society and urges governments to strengthen protective and supportive services for the victims and to establish National anti-trafficking plans. “The victims of human trafficking are ...
Vatican City, 31 January 2022 – Caritas Internationalis is co-organising and participating in the eighth edition of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Trafficking in Persons, scheduled for Tuesday, 8 February 2022. On this day, the Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memory of Saint Bakhita, a Canossian sister from Sudan who, as a child, was kidnapped ...
On this World Day of Migrants and Refugees, we join local churches and other faith-based communities in addressing the basic human needs of migrants and refugees who are forced to flee their homes and countries
Among the effects of COVID-19 in our societies, children are more vulnerable to become victims of human trafficking, abuse and exploitation.
On the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Caritas and COATNET urge governments to intensify efforts to stop increased number of exploitation during the pandemic
Worldwide Caritas agencies to join in a campaign of prayer against human trafficking and to break the silence around this scourge of modern life.
Caritas considers access to social services as crucial to protect people from exploitation and abuse, illness, and xenophobia.
Successful human trafficking prevention can happen only if the root causes of forced migrations are addressed and the migrants are treated with dignity.