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The Push to Decriminalize Child Prostitution as State Governments Address Sexual Exploitation of Children, Catholics Work to Help the Victims - OSV Newsweekly February 2nd, 2017
Child Victims of Human Trafficking- A new study by USCCB, June 2015
"USCCB Brings Awareness Workshop to Houston" -Texas Catholic Herald, February 10th, 2015
"Catholics Called to do Everything in Their Power to End Trafficking" - Catholic News Service, February 9th, 2015
"A Call to Fight Human Trafficking" - Arlington Catholic Herald, November 12th, 2014
For over a decade, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has been a national leader in advocacy and education to eradicate sex and labor trafficking. Migration and Refugee Services (MRS) leads efforts to combat trafficking in human persons, carrying out the commitment of the U.S. Bishops' Committee on Migration to protect the life and dignity of the most vulnerable. Our initiatives include advocacy, awareness raising, training and technical assistance, and integration services.
Visit our program pages below to learn more about what we currently do.
If you would like more information about our past programs and work, click here.
Help us in our fight against human trafficking by making a contribution. If in New York, Florida, or the District of Columbia, donate online. If in another state, please go to the Catholic Fund against Human Trafficking.
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Learn More About Human Trafficking: Click to find out more about the issue of human trafficking and to learn about the Catholic Church's teaching on this subject.
Learn about our Become a Shepherd program.
Identify victims in your community and respond appropriately. Use our Red Flags and Screening Questions to Identify Victims and then Take Action.
Help us distribute resources in your community. For resources or to request technical assistance, training or consultancy services, contact Anti-Trafficking Services / 202.541.3357.
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