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Saints who were slaves

by | Jan 12, 2013 | Justice and Peace | 1 comment

With more than 12 million trafficked and enslaved people worldwide, the problem is enormous. But you can help. Let’s abolish slavery forever. The site is part of the Catholic Relief Services campaign to free modern day slaves. THis is a cause that would have been close to Vincent’s heart.

Facts About Slavery

  1. At least 12.3 million people are trafficked worldwide.
  2. More than 1 million children are victims of trafficking.
  3. People are trafficked in 161 countries, including the United States.
  4. Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry worldwide.
  5. On average, only 1 person is convicted for every 800 trafficking cases worldwide.

saintswhowereslaves2-1024x768Meet Former Slaves

See the faces of people who went from slave to successful homeowner. Your support helped these families get a fresh start.

How You Can Help

See the ways you can make a real difference in the lives of people affected by human trafficking and slavery.

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1 Comment

  1. Edward Hoyt

    Thanks for sharing. Let’s raise awareness about human trafficking and be the liberators we were born to be.

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