Week of awareness for plight of trafficked children

Posted February 1, 2017 11:46 am by Editor

Week of awareness for plight of trafficked children

(Vatican Radio) The exploitation and enslavement of children is the focus of a week of activities leading up to the February 8th world day of prayer for an end to human trafficking.

Three years ago, Pope Francis asked women and men religious to organize a day, on the feast of the Sudanese saint Josephine Bakhita, to raise awareness of the plight of millions of victims of human trafficking.

At a press conference on Wednesday sisters from the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) held a press conference to announce initiatives taking place in countries around the world, focused this year on the

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