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Human trafficking: what do you know about it?

Is your knowledge of human trafficking based on myth or fact? You are encouraged to explore this issue through Sister Elizabeth McMillan’s paper “Global Human Trafficking: A Mercy Concern”, and a backgrounder prepared by the Institute’s Specific Issues Commitee, Women and Poverty which contains facts, links to video clips, websites and films.

GLOBAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING: A MERCY CONCERN
Recently at a Mercy gathering in Burlingame, Sister Elizabeth McMillan RSM presented a paper entitled “Global Human Trafficking: A Mercy Concern”. In this paper she highlights the socio-economic climate which makes people extremely vulnerable to human trafficking and discusses the attempts made to monitor and control international trafficking. Sister McMillan highlights “mercy” in the context of global trafficking.

Download Elizabeth McMillan’s paper from the Mercy International Association website here.

Download a backgrounder prepared by the Institute’s Specific Issues Commitee, Women and Poverty on the issue of human trafficking here.