Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month: Join the Fight!

Peace, Justice and Integrity of Creation

Originally Published on OMIUSAJPIC.ORG

There are an estimated 40 million victims of human trafficking and slavery today. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery and occurs when a trafficker uses force, fraud or coercion to control another person for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or services against his/her will. Take time to learn more, then take action throughout the month of January, designated as national slavery & human trafficking prevention month. Resources Download this toolkit compiled by the US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) for helpful education & action resources:

Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange reflection and prayer calendar to end human trafficking can be downloaded in both English and Spanish at this link: S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) envision a world without slavery with a network of services and resources to inform the public, prevent the crime and assist survivors to achieve a fulfilling life.