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.

Church urges practical, effective action against human trafficking, slavery

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in New York on Nov. 9 addressed a conference on “Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking”.

Santa Marta Group calls on UK Parliament to strengthen anti-slavery legislation

The Santa Marta Group and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales made a submission to the Home Affairs Committee, drawing on the experience of the charities and agencies working with the Church to tackle modern slavery in England and Wales.