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.

Category Archives: 18 October 2017: EU Anti-Trafficking Day

28 
Oct

ReLoad Project Lezhe – Sports Activities

 

Mary Ward Loreto Foundation operating in Lezhe in the framework of the ReLoad project, jointly with Lezha Municipality, sports activities were organized including volleyball and chess across 10 high schools in Lezha. This was made possible by the “Lezha Folkloric and Touristic Pride Project.” Sport is an amazing activity to keep youth healthy and away from negative social phenomena.

Human trafficking is a priority issue for MWL in the first phase of this activity. In Balldre school on October 18th, MWL shared awareness messages against human trafficking with the participants.

Thanks to the Local Education Office of Lezha and all of the schools for being part of this activity.

#Youth_needs_attention #Youth_is_priority_for_mary_ward_loreto
#Youth_is_pro_art_culture_tourism_sports #Youth_is_against_human_trafficking

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Published Date: 28th October 2019
Category: 18 October 2017: EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Mary Ward Loreto Against Human Trafficking, Mary Ward Loreto Youth Support, NGO News


 

18 
Oct

Training: “Social Media and Human Trafficking”

 

On October 18th, European Day Against Human Trafficking, Mary Ward Loreto Foundation developed an informative session in “Asim Vokshi” high school, in Bajram Curri, about “Social Media and Human Trafficking”.

Students were informed about their use and exposure to social media and the risk it poses to potential victims of online exploitation. We discussed safe use of the Internet and the vulnerability factors that can lead to trafficking.

 

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Published Date: 18th October 2019
Category: 18 October 2017: EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Mary Ward Loreto Against Human Trafficking, Mary Ward Loreto Latest Happenings, Mary Ward Loreto Youth Support, NGO News


 

18 
Oct

EU Anti Trafficking Day March 2019

 

A march against trafficking of human beings and all exploitation was held today in Tirana on the International Day Against THB. The march organized by the Ministry of Internal Affairs gathered civil society, public institutions, citizens and the media in the city square. Dressed in white, holding blue balloons, we shared the hope in ending this phenomenon together.

Together we can stop trafficking!

#togetherwecanstoptrafficking

 

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Published Date: 18th October 2019
Category: 18 October 2017: EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Mary Ward Loreto Against Human Trafficking, Mary Ward Loreto Latest Happenings, NGO News


 

18 
Oct

UN Gift Box in Elbasan

 

It is national anti-trafficking month in Albania and the #URAT Network is hosting the UN GIFT BOX in the city of #Elbasan this year. It is so good to see the civil society and local authorities come together to raise awareness of human trafficking.

#TogetherWeCan #UnitedResponseAgainstTrafficking #UNGiftBox #Albania #Elbasan #EUDayAgainstHumanTrafficking #October18th

 

 

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Published Date: 18th October 2019
Category: 18 October 2017: EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Mary Ward Loreto Against Human Trafficking, Mary Ward Loreto Latest Happenings, NGO News, URAT Network – The United Response Against Trafficking


 

02 
Nov

Love doesn’t kill. Awareness activity from Caritas Dioqezan Tiranë-Durrës, with “Harry Fultz” institute’s students.

On 25th of October, in the framework of the Month of Anti-Trafficking of Human Beings, the Caritas Dioqezan Tirana-Durres, in cooperation with the Albanian Caritas, the Tirana Youth Center and the Harry Fultz Institute, organized an awareness raising activity against trafficking in human beings.

Mons. George Frendo O.P., Metropolitan Archbishop of Tirana-Durrës, in his introductory speech brought some real stories to victims of trafficking giving the united message to fight this phenomenon. Representatives from the Tirana Prefecture also spoke of the  importance of these awareness-raising activities for all but especially the young people. He also spoke of the importance for cooperation of all actors and partners to combat this phenomenon.

This activity was designed as a performance with artistic works by young people, such as recitation, essays and projections. Each of the hosts sent a message against domestic violence, emigration and a powerful message against this wound not only to Albanian society but across the globe, with the title: Love does not kill.

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Published Date: 2nd November 2017
Category: 18 October 2017: EU Anti-Trafficking Day, Uncategorized