Last week, on January 31st, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, represented by the Congregational JPIC Office and sisters from El Puente Ministry, participated in the 3rd annual Sex Trafficking Awareness Day in Jefferson City at the State Capitol.
Tag: International Day of Human Trafficking
She was kidnapped when she was nine years old; she was sold as a slave and taken to the city of El Obeid, in Sudan. Her back was a canvas where humiliation and maltreatment were engraved: more than one hundred cuts that were covered with salt and that left permanent scars and a very sad memory of the first years of her life.
It is incredible that human trafficking continues to be an invisible tragedy, in spite of the obvious consequences: every year between 700 thousand and four million people are victims around the world. Even though these figures are very variable, even the most conservative figures are alarming.