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Human trafficking: Faith groups mobilize

As unaccompanied migrant children continue to stream across the U.S.-Mexican border in what’s been called a humanitarian crisis, attention is being drawn again to the global issue of human trafficking. Analysts estimate that as many as 27 million people are trafficked globally each year, many falling prey as they try to escape the same kinds of desperate circumstances the migrant children face in their home countries. People of faith are working to combat trafficking and help its victims.

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  • Lutheran World Federation

    The Lutheran World Federation is a global organization that works to “put faith into action within and beyond the communion, and seek God’s Word and Spirit to guide us.” 

  • United Church of Christ

    The United Church of Christ has an official website that provides resources on the Christian beliefs and news.

  • HinduNet

    HinduNet provides thousands of resources and links on Hinduism, its history, its beliefs and its principles.

  • The Institute of Halal Investing

    The Institute of Halal Investing in Portland, Ore., can provide an Islamic perspective on microfinance and development assistance. It is associated with Rubicon Global, a halal financial advisory firm.

    Contact: 503-548-4800.
  • Proverbs 31 Ministry

    Proverbs 31 Ministry is a non-denominational, nonprofit organization, dedicated to “glorifying God by touching women’s hearts to build godly homes.”

    Contact: 704-849-2270.

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