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Anti Human Trafficking

Answering the ‘scream of pain’ of human trafficking victims

Sr. Gabriela Bottani, Comboni Sister is the co-ordinator of Talitha Kum, the International Network of Consecrated Life Against Trafficking in Persons. 
In an article in Crux she describes how an encounter with a trafficked person had an impact on her at an early stage in her religious life.  The encounter was a ‘moment of encounter with God that opened my eyes to the drama, the suffering of people like this girl and so many like her’. 
Read about her work HERE.

TRAC and Ten:Ten

1707 tracIn the English/Scottish Province we are part of TRAC (Trafficking Raising Awareness and Campaigning) an independent inter-congregational group of Religious and their co-workers working, as their title reads, to raise awareness of human trafficking and to help bring about change in legislation to decriminalise those trafficked while criminalising the perpetrators.

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Awareness Raising in Nigeria

1707 aht justina thumbSr. Justina Nelson works to raise awareness in Nigeria on the issue of Human Trafficking.    Recently she was interviewed by Quest FM, a radio station in Delta State.  She was delighted with the opportunity to reach a wider audience with her message.


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8th February - International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking that will be celebrated on February 8, 2017 is approaching.  This year the programme introduces a new element. It invites us to focus on one specific aspect of the vast and complex world of human trafficking: the trafficking of boys, girls and adolescents with the specific slogan: They are just children! Not slaves! We invite you to join Religious Sisters of Charity throughout the world in praying for this special intention...

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Who Will Speak If We Don't?

1612-b-aht-thumbWe can be powerful agents of change for those made poor.  In the spirit of Mary Aikenhead we ask these questions.  What issues or situations are we passionate about? As RSC’s we are called to be passionate about the poor. That passion is fuelled by our daily quiet, contemplative prayer that hears the cry of the poor.

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Capacity Building Workshop

1610-capacity-bld-thumbIn an effort to equip the Sisters and the local community in Warri Diocese with the necessary information and knowledge about the issue of human trafficking.  The Sisters of Charity held a Capacity Building Workshop which was organised by Sr Justina Nelson in collaboration with NAPTIP (National Agency Prohibiting Trafficking in Person) who were also the resource people.

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