Collaboration with Sisters on Human Trafficking

Recognizing the extraordinary service Catholic Sisters provide to vulnerable people worldwide, working alongside men religious, close to the Global Solidarity Fund’s heart is the ambition to further empower Sisters as agents of change in global development. We have established a strong relationship with the International Union of Superiors General (UISG), the largest umbrella group of leaders of women’s congregations, representing more than 700,000 Sisters around the world. A leading example of our collaboration is our work with Talitha Kum, a network of Sisters hosted by UISG and acting in 90 countries to stop human trafficking. 

Talitha Kum Report

On February 10, in via della Conciliazione, the dance group “Evolution Company of the Holy Dance” together with the group of young international representatives performed a flash-mob against trafficking. 


On January 30th, 2024, in the presence of about 300 people, including ambassadors, people from institutions, religious and young people, Talitha Kum International launched the “Walking in Dignity” application. DOWNLOAD THE APP Sr. Abby Avelino, MM, International Coordinator of Talitha Kum, opened the online and onsite event by presenting the goal and
From February 2 to 8, a week of mobilization and prayer.  In Rome, a gathering of 50 young people from all continents engaged against trafficking.   “Journeying in Dignity. Listen. Dream. Act“: this is the theme of the tenth International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking on February 8,
A Global Solidarity Fund project promotes the work of a network of religious congregations that collaborate with the private sector. Thus, not only are the Sisters able to offer more training and employment opportunities, but also combat abuses against migrants and address the scourge of human trafficking.
Pope Francis decries human trafficking’s ‘disfiguring’ of human dignity, in a video message released for the 9th World Day of Prayer and Reflection against Human Trafficking, marked in the Catholic Church on the feast of St. Josephine Bakhita.
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Journeying in Dignity: all continents united in prayer. An international delegation of young people meet in Rome   The ninth International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Trafficking in Persons will be held on Wednesday February 8, 2023. The theme of this edition, chosen by an international group of young
The Global Solidarity Fund is proud to celebrate the achievements of our partners Talitha Kum, the international network against human trafficking founded at UISG – International Union of Superiors General, in their work to #endhumantrafficking. This new report, produced by Talitha Kum with the contribution of GSF, summarizes their activities of the past year and outlines commitments

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