- Nov 26, 2020
In Brazil, “quilombolos,” as the residents of quilombos are known, still suffer from the racism and discrimination that made the brutal slave trade possible in the first place.
A ministry of the Archdiocese of Westminster and Caritas Westminster, Bakhita House provides women who have fled from their captors with safety and support and allows them to recover from their ordeal.
With waves of arrests, Pakistani investigators are trying to unravel trafficking networks that convince impoverished Pakistanis to marry off their daughters to Chinese men for cash, and they say evidence is growing that many of the women and girls are sold into prostitution once in China.
Hundreds of Pakistani girls have been married off to Chinese men in return for cash payments to their families, most of them Christians, a community that is among the poorest of the poor in the country.
Britain is “seriously failing” human trafficking victims, according to the head of the Jesuit Refugee Service UK.
The UK’s top Cardinal believes slavery is just as deep as ever, as evidenced by human trafficking.