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2022 Assembly

 

Recognition of the valuable role made by Religious sisters in the work to combat Human Trafficking and Exploitation.

 

At a conference entitled ‘’Woman as Promoter of Hope,’’ organized by the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations (WUCWO) on the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2019, British Ambassador to the Holy see, H.E. Sally Axworthy once again affirmed the work of Religious sisters.

‘’In partnering with Religious sisters, we can make change, have impact and address the global challenges we are working with, ’’ stated Ambassador Axworthy.

Ambassador Axworthy spoke of how women in policy and especially foreign policy, work with Religious sisters towards achieving foreign policy objectives. She referred to two specific areas (1) the prevention of sexual violence and (2) in combatting modern slavery.

Full report: https://zenit.org/articles/feature-in-partnering-with-religious-sisters-we-can-make-change-and-tackle-global-challenges-affirms-british-ambassador-to-the-holy-see-sally-axworthy/

Prepared by Anne Kelleher, RENATE Communications.