The current health crisis, has exacerbated human trafficking “due to lack of housing and job security resulting from government measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.”
A Vatican representative said the protection of rights and human dignity is not exclusive to the wealthy but also to the most vulnerable, especially victims of human trafficking.
The TIP or Trafficking in Persons Report takes modern-day slavery head on, providing a measuring stick for progress — or for regression, and sanction.
Women religious working “on the front lines,” exposed to the coronavirus continue to care for the communities they minister.
Advocates fighting human traffickers are alerting children, parents and vulnerable adults that the coronavirus pandemic has pushed traffickers into new venues, potentially endangering more people to being exploited.
Pope Francis reminded telecommunication firms and service providers of their responsibility to help fight human trafficking.
Federal grant helps with the efforts to expand program to prevent and intervene in human trafficking in Galveston-Houston area.
Sisters from Cameroon connect across countries to work against human trafficking.