UNANIMA in Ethiopia

1 August 2013

While visiting Ethiopia, UNANIMA board member Roselle Santivasi MSC was asked to speak to some religious in Addis Abba about UNANIMA and trafficking. Expecting just a few people, she readily agreed …and found herself speaking for two half- days to 50 members of the Ethiopian Conference of Religious Men and Women! But the Spirit came […]

UNANIMA in Cincinnati

1 August 2013

Michele Morek OSU gave a presentation at the 2013 North American Ursuline Convocation in July, where Ursuline sisters were gathered from Canada, Mexico, and the USA. The topic of her speech was “Peace and Women’s Empowerment”…but of course Michele managed to give away numerous Stop the Demand CDs! Many Ursuline communities are working in their […]

Work Program for Trafficked People

1 August 2013

The U.S. Conference for Catholic Bishops is trying to expand services for survivors of human trafficking, in a pilot project that enhances employment services in four U.S. cities: Los Angeles, New York, Louisville, and Venice, Florida. It is part of a federal action plan. Comment on it at  or [email protected]

Action in the Philippines

1 August 2013

The Catholic Church in the Philippines is forming an alliance against human trafficking with the Council of Evangelical Churches and the National Council of Churches. The problem is worsening there and Manila Bishop Pabillo said “we could not just keep silent about this.” Pornography, prostitution, and the demand for forced labor are key drivers for […]

More Resources

1 August 2013

Check the website of APWRATH (Asia Pacific Women Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) to see some of the wonderful work that is being done by our sisters there… [email protected] Another interesting (though incomplete!) site is a global human trafficking map, with a mixture of good and bad news. See

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