Human Trafficking

Many Ways to Advocate Against Trafficking

Lesson Plan
This lesson plan was written based on an article by Sr. Jeanne Christensen and is shared here with the permission of Global Sisters Report, a project of the National Catholic Reporter. Access a...
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Eyes Wide Open: Modern-Day Slavery in our Communities

Litany
We join together in prayer to end modern-day slavery on February 8th. This litany reminds us of the many specific examples of the exploitation of others and to understand how we may support a culture...
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Prayer Against Modern-day Slavery

Prayer
This prayer calls each of us to tear down our walls of fear and indifference towards the injustice of modern-day slavery.  
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Tricked

Film Discussion Guide
Tricked is a documentary based on real-life interviews with different people involved in sex trafficking; this film discussion guide offers questions guiding viewers to consider how the sin of...

Extinguishing the Fire of Human Trafficking

Prayer
This prayer calls us to see, reflect, and act on the problem of human trafficking around the globe, to reject indifference, and to move beyond our comfort zones to bring this injustice to an...

I Am Jane Doe

Film Discussion Guide
I Am Jane Doe discloses the hidden truth about Backpage.com, an online classified website that, along with information about bikes for sale and apartments for rent, runs a thriving internet-enabled...
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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Litany
This litany commemorates July 30th, the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Let us be more attentive to the cries and needs of the victims and survivors of human trafficking and hold...

Jesus, Companion of the Trafficked

Prayer
This prayer commemorates July 30th, the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, and asks Jesus to walk with those who are trafficked and those who work to end modern day slavery.

Study Guide: I Am Miriam

Film Discussion Guide
This study guide for the short film, I Am Miriam, and the Against Humanity website contains reflection questions and suggestions for action on the issue of human trafficking.
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Care of Our Common Home

Litany
This litany touches on many issues that affect all of us in our common home and invites each of us to act on behalf of the poorest in our global society.

I Am Miriam

Video
Visit the Against Humanity website to view the anti-human trafficking video I Am Miriam, which tells the story of a 26-year-old Ethiopian woman who underwent sex trafficking as she sought asylum from...

Transformation Through Suffering: A Journey with St. Josephine Bakhita

Prayer Service
This prayer service follows the life of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese woman who was trafficked and enslaved time and time again. St. Bakhita is the patron of victims of trafficking.