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10 December 2021

The International Day of Prayer and awareness against human trafficking, February 8th, 2022

The Power of care – women, economy and human trafficking” is the theme for the 8th World Day of Prayer and Reflection against human trafficking, on the next 8th of February, 2002.

The theme’s choice continues the previous years, where we began to reflect on the connection between the economy and human trafficking. The 2022 edition proposes to focus on women. They are, in fact, the most affected by the violence of trafficking. At the same time, they have a fundamental and important role in the process of transforming the economy of exploitation into one of care.

Read the whole presentation’s theme of WDPT 2022

The international coordination for the WDPT 2022 proposes two moments:

  • February 6th, 2022 - March from Castel Sant'Angelo to St. Peter's Square for participation in the Angelus prayer.
  • February 8th, Saint Bakhita - Online Marathon of Prayer and Awareness against Trafficking in Persons.   

The text of the vigil prayer vigil, will be available beginning January 8, 2022 on the website.  


Talitha Kum Networks are active in the 5 continents coordinating the anti-trafficking efforts of 50 inter-congregational networks organized at the national-local level and 10 networks that include the joint coordination of several countries at the regional level.

* According to the information of the 2021 Talitha Kum Census



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