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STOP Trafficking Newsletter – January 2024 edition

 

The STOP Trafficking newsletter is a monthly information resource published by the Alliance to End Human Trafficking. This month’s newsletter focuses on the new types of threat posed to children and young people via social media platforms. Predatory individuals and organizations use these platforms to target vulnerable young people for sexual exploitation, using catfishing and other grooming tactics to obtain access. This newsletter discusses the latest developments of this criminal activity and, as always, addresses the problem with solutions in the form of advocacy and action.

Trafficking in human beings: Deal on new EU rules:

 

Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional deal to revise rules on preventing and combating human trafficking on Tuesday.

“I’m happy with this agreement. It strengthens the protection of victims of trafficking, with a special focus on the most vulnerable victims including persons in need of international protection, women and girls and children.” – Malin Björk (The Left, Sweden), lead MEP for the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee.

Read more here: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20240122IPR17024/trafficking-in-human-beings-deal-on-new-eu-rules

Congratulations to Kevin Hyland, OBE, on new appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the ARISE FOUNDATION.

 

RENATE would like to take this opportunity to extend our congratulations to Kevin Hyland, OBE, on his new appointment as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the ARISE FOUNDATION in the UK & to Ms. Wendy B. Strauss, new Vice-Chair person.
We wish CEO, Martin Foley and the entire ARISE team all the very best and look forward to continued collaboration with you.

Read more here:
https://www.arisefdn.org/post/arise-announces-new-chair-and-vice-chair-of-trustees?fbclid=IwAR2ect1Zl4DLZ3LPwWN-OdXtSgqzU9JavM5hfVWbnLssQXWvQAA54Swz1Ig

SAVE THE DATE! Upcoming Online Prayer Service hosted by House of Prayer Task Group

 

SAVE THE DATE!

We are hosting a second RENATE online prayer service next week, hosted by the RENATE House of Prayer Task Group.

Following such a successful event last October to mark EU Anti-Trafficking Day, the RENATE Core Group and House of Prayer Task Group would like to invite you to join us Thursday 1st February, at 17:00 GMT, 18:00 CET, in preparation for the celebration of St. Bakhita Day, 8th February, International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

Led by various RENATE members, these online prayer services are a beautiful opportunity to bring forth the power of collective prayer and connectivity of the RENATE network. Please feel free to share this invitation with fellow members of your congregation, communities, friends and family.

For ease of accessing the link, the Zoom invitation will be circulated via email the evening prior, Wednesday 31st January.

If you are not already subscribed to our mailing list, please email communications@renate-europe.net to request the Zoom link.