- Mar 4, 2021
Treating sex as a commodity “devalues the dignity of the human person,” the Scottish bishops said in a consultation challenging men’s demand for prostitution being conducted by the Scottish government.
As the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 marked its 20th year Oct. 28, the Catholic congressman who wrote it — and four other anti-trafficking laws in the intervening years — celebrated the historic legislation that holds every nation on the globe “to account on human trafficking matters.”
A powerful new documentary on sex trafficking, being shown in select theaters Jan. 23 only and then for a month at churches that sign up to host a screening, makes its intentions clear from the outset.
On Aug. 12 2016, Pope Francis visited a house run by the John XXIII Community in northeast Rome that helps young women rebuild their lives after being rescued from prostitution. A priest who was present during the pope’s visit has written a book as part of an effort to help free women forced into sex work.
George Elliot knows the power of a story to touch souls. He has spent years as an actor, director and playwright. Now he’s on a mission to save lives.
Children are very vulnerable to being trafficked anywhere in the world.
A tragic, but consistent, finding in research on prostitution is the frequent correlation between childhood sexual assault and exploitation in the commercial sex trade.
Sister Kathleen Coll is leading the fight against sex-trafficking in Philadelphia.