July 30, 2015

Children paddle in water in Navotas City, Philippines, May 10. (CNS photo / Ritchie B. Tongo, EPA)

 “Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. Open your mouth, judge righteously; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”

- Proverbs 31: 8-9, selected by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary Anti-Trafficking Committee as part of a prayer ceremony shared here.

Today is the second U.N. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.

You can read several stories on Global Sisters Report about this important issue here. (There are four pages of listed stories; you can scroll with the arrows at the bottom of the list pages.)