Areas of Focus
Trafficking of Human Persons
Rescue from the hand of the oppressor, the one who has been wronged.
– Jeremiah 22:3
Pope Francis calls human trafficking an open wound on society, a scourge on the body of Christ, a crime against humanity. There are an estimated 20 million persons who are trafficked and enslaved worldwide; 9.1 have been trafficked internally and internationally; 11.8 million are subjected to forms of modern slavery in their place of origin within their own national borders. Nearly 1.5 are currently laboring in conditions of forced labor, sexual exploitation, and servitude in the Unites States, Canada, and developed countries of the European Union.
Excerpt from our Corporate Stance on trafficking of human persons .…
“We support human rights; oppose trafficking of women and children for sexual exploitation and forced labor.”