Youth Symposium Against Human Trafficking

Pope & Youth

Pope & YouthInternational Declaration Issued

Young people from different faiths and different backgrounds gather at the Vatican in November 2014 for a symposium on Human Trafficking. The event was jointly organised by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the interfaith Global Freedom Network and the Argentinian anti-trafficking association ‘Vinculos En Red’. Young survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation were among those who spoke at the event.  The symposium issued a declaration in which they stated “human beings are not objects that can be commercialized” and they called on all young people “to break the cultural paradigms that condemn people to all kinds of exploitation.” (Photo:  Read more…

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