Slavery and Human Trafficking
Help End Human Trafficking
- Estimates consistently place the number of trafficking victims in the millions worldwide
- Victims are disproportionately women
- The two most reported types of slavery are sexual exploitation and forced labor
It's a problem that's hidden in plain sight. On street corners in Albania, children are begging for money. But the money goes to adults. The children are victims of human trafficking.
From Indian Red-Light District to Green Thumb
Girls and young women find refuge from Mumbai's brothels and embrace a new life with the support of CRS and partner Prerana.
Trapped in Slavery
Each year, some 10,000 Brazilians, lured by promises of lucrative jobs, fall prey to a system that chains them to debt, isolation and abuse.
Helping Survivors of India's Sex-Slave Trade
Prajwala and Catholic Relief Services team up in India to nurture and support young women who have endured the horror of sex trafficking.
The Catholic Response
Learn more about how the Catholic Church and other Catholic organizations are fighting to end slavery and human trafficking.
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Response to Human Trafficking
- USCCB: Become a Shepherd
- CRS: Human Trafficking and Public Policy
- Vatican Statement on Human Trafficking
Use these expert resources to learn more about how other organizations are fighting to end slavery and human trafficking.
- U.S. Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
- International Labor Organization's Forced Labor Program
- United Nation's Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking
- CNN Freedom Project
- A Light Against Human Trafficking
- Repórter Brasil
- Contemporary Slavery in Brazil
- The Johns Hopkins Protection Project
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: The Campaign to Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking