Root Causes of Human Trafficking

Global Sisters Report interviews Sr Angela Reed rsm

Australian Mercy Sr. Angela Reed represents Mercy International Association / Mercy Global Action at the United Nations. As Mercy International Association’s global action coordinator, Reed oversees her congregation’s advocacy work at the global body, with a particular focus on the trafficking of women and girls. Angela is also a member of ACRATH. In a recent interview for the Global Sisters Report she spoke about the root causes of human trafficking:

“The causes are complex. It’s the interplay of the political, social, economic and the environment. When there is meeting of vulnerabilities, that’s when people can become vulnerable to trafficking.” Read more…

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