Among the effects of COVID-19 in our societies, children are more vulnerable to become victims of human trafficking, abuse and exploitation.
On the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Caritas and COATNET urge governments to intensify efforts to stop increased number of exploitation during the pandemic
Worldwide Caritas agencies to join in a campaign of prayer against human trafficking and to break the silence around this scourge of modern life.
Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders will be calling on countries to ensure safe and legal pathways for migrants and refugees as well as inclusive societies and the right to remain at home.
Our awareness campaign is a chance to strengthen the bonds of our global human family. We want to create more spaces and opportunities for migrants and communities to come together.
The International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Trafficking in Persons is on 8 February. To mark the day we look at exploitation on the South China Sea.
Caritas is committed to fighting against the sale and trafficking of men, women and children into slavery as beggars, prostitutes and forced labourers.