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    Together, with Hope on the Way

    Together, with Hope on the Way
    May 11, 2021 Judith Simms

    NOW AVAILABLE TO WATCH:  MWiB’s first ever online conference, including the MWiB Tenth Anniversary Celebration. Our Keynote Speaker for the weekend was Sister Imelda Poole, MBE, who works with the Mary Ward Loreto Foundation / Albania Hope to prevent human trafficking among young people in Albania. Follow the links below to watch on the new MWiB YouTube channel.

    Saturday morning – Keynote Session 1

    Saturday afternoon – Keynote Session 2

    Sunday morning – Updates, Bible study and worship

    Sunday afternoon – MWiB Tenth Anniversary Celebration

     

    INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

    Click on the links below for additional information, resources and contacts relating to the conference.

    Conference programme leaflet (includes keynote speaker bio and MWiB information)

    Film Festival – 12th September 2021: An event celebrating the European Day Against Human Trafficking, a festival of films about trafficking and the moves to combat what Pope Francis has described as a ‘crime against humanity’.

     

    Books:
    [Available from Christian Resources for Life – email: enquiries@crfl.co.uk /  tel: 01782 212 146]

    Cooley, Ben.  Impossible is a Dare
    The story of Hope for Justice from one man’s vision to an international organisation rescuing victims of trafficking and slavery.

    Kinsella, Nick & Stanley, Peter. Fighting Slavery – Faith in Action
    22 modern day slavery fighters tell their stories.

    Maidment, David. Nobody Ever Listened to Me
    Stories of street children around the world.

     

    Organisations:

    Hope for Justice      https://www.hopeforjustice.org
    Working to bring an end to modern slavery by preventing exploitation, rescuing victims, restoring lives and reforming society

    IJM      https://www.ijm.org
    International Justice Mission:  End Slavery in Our Lifetime – a global organization partnering with local justice systems to end violence against people living in poverty

    INEQE      https://ineqe.com/
    Training safeguarding professionals to keep children and vulnerable adults in their care safer online

    MARY WARD LORETO FOUNDATION     www.albaniahope.com
    Uniting Britain and Albania in a human rights based approach to tackling modern day slavery and trafficking

    NEST      https://nesteducators.org
    National Educators to Stop Human Traffiking  (US organisation)

    Railway Children     https://www.railwaychildren.org.uk
    An international children’s charity working with street children in India, East Africa and the UK

    RENATE      https://www.renate-europe.net/
    (Religious in Europe Networking Against Trafficking and Exploitation) – Working in 31 countries in Europe with 139 anti-trafficking networks

    Stop the Traffik      https://www.stopthetraffik.org
    A campaign coalition which aims to bring an end to human trafficking worldwide

    Traffic Analysis Hub      www.traffikanalysis.org
    The first ever global data hub to facilitate the sharing of information about human trafficking across all industries and sectors, created by Stop the Traffik and IBM

    Universal Periodic Review      www.ohchr.org
    The UPR is a unique process which involves a periodic review of the human rights records of all 193 UN Member States.  The UPR is a significant innovation of the Human Rights Council which is based on equal treatment for all countries.

     

    People:

    Baroness Helena Kennedy, QC      https://www.helenakennedy.co.uk/
    A leading barrister and expert in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues

    Dame Sara Thornton, DBE QPM      https://www.antislaverycommissioner.co.uk
    The UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner