14 January 2022
The Power of Care. Women, Economics, Human Trafficking
The theme of the 8th International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking in Persons is "The Power of Care - Women, Economics, Human Trafficking".
The International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking takes place every year on February 8th, the day in which the Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memory of St. Bakhita, the Sudanese Canossian Religious Sister who as a child had the dramatic experience of being kidnapped and enslaved and became the universal symbol of the Church's commitment against trafficking. This International Day is promoted by the International Unions of Superiors and Superiors General. The coordination of the network of partners and adherents is entrusted to Talitha Kum.
The International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking is an important event to raise awareness on human trafficking and to promote collaboration, networking and to advocate, amplyfing the voices of survivors and of all the organizations working at the grassroots against trafficking in persons.
Taitha Kum invites you to participate activly, to organize action of prayer and reflection around February 8th. For more informations visit the website dedicates to the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.
IN THE WORLD
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
“When spider webs unite,
they can tie up a lion”