Albania Mission Against
Human Trafficking

MARY WARD LORETO is planting hope with a human rights approach to combating modern day slavery. This challenging mission is implemented through works of justice, education, grass roots action and systemic change. The aim is to eradicate poverty, the prime cause for human trafficking.

A partnership has been developed between Mary Ward Loreto (MWL) in Albania and Medaille Trust (MT) in UK since 2013, in the realm of combating Modern Day Slavery. Consequent to this staff from MWL were invited to visit the Medaille Trust services for a work experience in the shelters of the Medaille Trust. Irena Kraja, assistant manager of MWL Women Project, responded to this invitation and was a volunteer in the shelter homes from 21st of July – 5th of August 2016. She was also available for other work as requests were made.

The visit consisted of: Working at the Medaille Trust services; Sharing Albanian perspective with professionals working against Modern Day Slavery; One day with Metropolitan Police, London; Post-Cooperation. Please click here to read the full report…