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Study shows work of religious congregations combatting modern slavery

Categories: Articles:Social Justice, Articles:Human Rights | Published: 21/11/2018 | Views: 543

For the first time ever, a large scale research project has been conducted to find out the extent of involvement in anti-trafficking work by Catholic religious congregations in England & Wales. ICN report.

The study, by the Arise Foundation, has revealed that 172 members of Religious Institutes - 144 women and 28 men - are providing frontline services to people who have fallen prey to traffickers. A report based on the survey's findings was launched at a special reception this evening (Monday 12th November) in central London, hosted by ITN Presenter Julie Etchingham.

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