Human trafficking

“Rescue the poor and helpless from the grasp of evil…” Psalm 82, V. 4

Pope Francis has said that, “Human trafficking is the most extensive form of slavery in this twenty-first century!”

Sister Joan Dawber, SC, Featured in Podcast

Sister Joan Dawber, SC (Halifax) describes her experience of being called, through prayer, to a new ministry helping survivors of human trafficking.

Modern Slavery – Human Trafficking

Modern slavery – It’s happening all around us in places we might visit on a regular basis

Today’s World Day Against Human Trafficking Focuses On First Responders

First respondents are key in identifying victims of human trafficking.

Super Bowl alert for human trafficking

Super Bowl alert for human trafficking

USA TODAY has a report on the effort to reduce or eliminate human trafficking on the occasion of the SuperBowl. The hordes of people flocking to this year's Super Bowl might be an attractive target for human traffickers looking to make new clients Thousands of fans...

20 ways you can fight trafficking

US State Department offers 20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking  (Graphic courtesy of After first learning about human trafficking, many people want to help in some way but do not know how. Here are just a few ideas...

Correction – Patron of the abused

Correction – Patron of the abused

An earlier article about a Vincentian martyr as a possible patron saint of the abused requires further nuance. THe article was based on three different sources which collectively missed a significant nuance. FamVin has learned from Vincent Hermans, secretary of the...

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