Posts Tagged ‘Talitha Kum’

Catholic nuns rescue 26,000 women from human trafficking

Monday, July 18th, 2022
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In 2021, Talitha Kum, a federation of Catholic nuns, rescued more than 26,000 women in Asia from human trafficking. Talitha Kum is a Rome-based international network of religious sisters founded by the International Union of Superiors General (UISG). Their networks are active in five continents with the objective of ending human trafficking. “Prevention was the Read more

Nuns vow to dismantle human trafficking networks

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

A network of Catholic nuns and their collaborators have launched a worldwide campaign to take on the $150-billion second criminal human trafficking industry. The “Talitha Kum,” network of women religious under the direction of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) is to help nearly 40 million people trapped in modern-day slavery through their “The Read more

Religious sisters at forefront of fight against human trafficking, slavery

Monday, August 5th, 2019

A worldwide network of 2,000 Catholic religious sisters marked the 10th anniversary of its efforts to combat human trafficking and slavery July 29. Speakers from the Talitha Kum organization headlined a United Nations panel on the eve of the U.N. annual observance of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. “Human trafficking is one of Read more

Nun honoured during human trafficking report presentation

Monday, June 24th, 2019

An Italian nun who has spent most of her ministry working to rescue people from human trafficking from Myanmar to the United States was recognized by the United States’ Secretary of State as a “hero” for her work. Sister Gabriella Bottani was honored on Thursday, during a ceremony introducing the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Read more

Myanmar’s human trafficking and the Catholic Church

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

The Catholic Church is working to combat Myanmar’s human trafficking problem through the newly founded Myanmar branch of Talitha Kum. Talith Kum is an international network of religious working to eradicate human trafficking. Read more