Africa Santa Marta Group declaration to work together to eradicate human trafficking

At the conclusion of the conference representatives from the Church signed a declaration to commit to eradicate human trafficking within society.

Cardinal pleads for action to stamp out ‘rampant’ human trafficking

Cardinal Onaiyekan praised the new partnerships between the Church and law enforcement describing it as key to the addressing the “tragedy of rampant modern day slavery and trafficking”. 

Landmark anti-trafficking conference begins in Nigeria

A major anti-trafficking conference is taking place in Abuja, Nigeria this week. Organised by the Santa Marta Group and hosted by Caritas Nigeria.  It has as its theme “Church and state working together to restore dignity to trafficked persons”.  It is the first Santa Marta Group Africa Regional Conference.