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July 30, 2014

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Today marks the first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the leader within the UN System on human trafficking issues is asking people around the world to join them by taking action.

Here’s how:UNODC Give Hope

You can also join efforts of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Human Trafficking Roundtable. The Human Trafficking Roundtable is made up from a variety of programs within the Church, all working to eliminate trafficking. You can learn more about the work that each office is doing by clicking here. From fair food, protecting children from commercial sexual exploitation, to engaging business and working with local community groups, the Roundtable is working to stop trafficking in persons.

To give to the work of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Human Trafficking Roundtable, click here.  To learn about ways your congregation can get connected, email HTRoundtable@pcusa.org.

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