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Day of Prayer Against Human Trafficking – 8 Feb

Trafficking occurs for many reasons – for work in sweatshops, illegal adoption of children, organ transplants, forced marriages, drug trafficking, begging and prostitution among others. When she was twenty-six, Blessing Okoedion went to Spain from Nigeria with a promise of work in a computer business. However, when she reached Spain, there was no job for […]

30 July – World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

The International Labour Organisation estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour, and there are more human slaves today than ever before. Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit, or destination for victims. Close to 80% of trafficking is for sex, and 19% […]