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Human Rights

Eradicate Modern Slavery- The Santa Marta Group at UN

“We need to recognize that organized crime is precisely that: organized. We are not” spoke Sister Melissa Camarado throwing light onto the issue of human trafficking at the UN event sponsored by Holy See: The Santa Marta Group: Police and Religious Leaders Partnering to Eradicate Modern Slavery By Building Trust in Leadership, Action and Accountability. His Eminence […]

Carmel Nisha Pius Franco | June 9, 2018
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CSW

A Panel on the Sex Trade

One of my favorite panels when I attended the Commission on the Status of Women was the panel titled: Does Full Decriminalization of the Sex Trade Lead to Women’s Empowerment? This panel was hosted by women@thewell. Women@thewell strives to provide support and care for women who have been victims of prostitution. The services provided included: […]

Sarah Kepins | April 8, 2017
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Abortion

Baby Farm

Respecting the dignity of life is important. This means that you love your neighbors and enemies and treat everyone with the respect that you want to be treated with. This includes the unborn as well as young children. As a Catholic, it is essential part of everyday life. Recently in India, a baby farm was […]

Sarah Kepins | April 29, 2016
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CSW

4 Nuns Murdered in Yemen

The 60th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the UN ended last week. After letting the dust settle there are two stories I will never forget. In the first week of CSW, I went to a meeting only to find out the panelists never showed up. A woman seized the opportunity to talk […]

Catherine Birri | April 1, 2016
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