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.

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Easter Edition, Mary Ward Loreto Newsletter No. 12, 2019.

Posted on : 18 Apr 2019


This is MWL’s 12th newsletter and we hope that it will brighten your Easter Season with news from MWL all over the country. We tell stories from the areas, share best practice and new initiatives which have taken place since our last newsletter.

It is Easter time and may this…

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Published Date:18th April 2019
Category: Mary Ward Loreto Newsletter, NGO News


Posted on : 16 Apr 2019

MWL Foundation seeks a psychologist for the Advice and Service Centre in Shkodra. The main objective of this assignment is to provide psychological counselling for needs assessment and emergency support to prevent and reduce the vulnerability to trafficking in human beings. It provides free psychological services to…

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Published Date:16th April 2019
Category: Mary Ward Loreto Women Project, VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Pope Francis on April 11 addressed participants in a Vatican conference that examined the implementation of the Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking. This conference was organized by the Section for Migrants and Refugees of the Dicastory for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Posted on : 12 Apr 2019


Pope Francis declared that: “Human trafficking a crime of the “commercialization of the other”

RENATE President Imelda Poole (IBVM), Sr Maria Luisa Puglisi AASC, (RENATE Member and elected Core group Member), director of the Fundación Amaranta, and RENATE Communications Person, Anne Kelleher and Caritas Albania, among 200 participants,…

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Published Date:12th April 2019
Category: Last Media News, Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation (RENATE)

Using Technology to Combat Human Trafficking: OSCE Alliance Against Trafficking Conference Explores How to Turn a Liability into an Asset

Posted on : 12 Apr 2019


RENATE Members Ana Stakaj and Annie Bannister attended the 19th Alliance Against Trafficking in Persons organized by OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, from April 8th to the 9th 2019, in Vienna.

The focus of the two-day conference was how technology can…

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Published Date:12th April 2019
Category: Uncategorized

First Country Group Meeting of RENATE in Albania & RENATE Staff Meeting on April 4th, 2019.

Posted on : 12 Apr 2019


Members of the RENATE Network in Albania gathered for the first ever country group meeting for RENATE. Those present represented all the main organisations involved in direct action against Human Trafficking and Exploitation in Albania.

At the annual meeting of the RENATE Working Board last November (2018), board members suggested…

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Published Date:12th April 2019
Category: Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation (RENATE)