How You Can Prevent Slavery and Human Trafficking
January is the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and this coming Monday, January 11, is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day aimed at increasing understanding of the prevalence of this crime throughout the US and the world.
Representing more than 650,000 women, the International Union Superiors General (UISG) recently launched the campaign #YouAreMySister to raise awareness of how COVID-19 has exacerbated human trafficking and hunger issues throughout the world. You can follow along with this campaign on Twitter and catch up on all the videos of their work in India, Cambodia, Kenya, Brazil, and around the world by visiting their website.
As the Church prepares to celebrate the Day of Prayer for St. Josephine Bakhita on February 8th, we invite you to take the opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and educate yourself on this form of human suffering so that we can be better positioned to eradicate this terrible crime.
from National Human Trafficking Awareness Day to the Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita using this calendar from the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange.
Mark Your Calendar for These Virtual Events
JANUARY 19, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST
Witness and Grace: A Conversation on Anti-Human Trafficking
Global Sisters Report
JANUARY 25, 2021 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
A Victim Centered Approach to Health Care for Survivors of Human Trafficking
The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy, St. Thomas University
FEBRUARY 8, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 1:45 PM EST
Prayer Service, Survivors Panel, and Mass Honoring the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking
The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy & the Coalition of Catholic Organizations against Human Trafficking