Religious Leaders Seek Tough Action to End Human Trafficking

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The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese Dr. John Baptist Odama presiding over the National Prayer Service against technology and human trafficking at Kololo. Photo by Dominic Ochola_URN

The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese Dr. John Baptist Odama presiding over the National Prayer Service against technology and human trafficking at Kololo. Photo by Dominic Ochola_URN

In short
More than 24,000 Ugandans seek household jobs in the Middle East annually, driven out of the country by poverty, unemployment, domestic violence and family breakdown among others. However, hundreds of them who are unknowingly trafficked are reporting harsh and inhumane working conditions, which have put hundreds of lives on the line.

 

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