July 29, 2014

MIA Prayer Intention for the Coming Week - Victims of Human Trafficking

On this first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, let us hold in prayer:

- the estimated 27 million women, men and children currently held in slavery- like conditions.
- the young girls and women exploited and objectified in the commercial sex industry.
- those forced to become soldiers, especially children forced to commit violence.
- those in bonded labor in agricultural fields, mines and factories.
- the perpetrators and organizers of human trafficking that they may experience conversion of heart
- governments, corporations, and consumers, that we will address the systems that make human trafficking possible.
- those who make efforts to stop the demand for human trafficking.

Source: adapted from Prayer Service for an End to Human Trafficking, School Sisters of Notre Dame, 2013

Messages to: Mary Reynolds rsm - Executive Director MIA

Image:  'I'm not for sale'. iStock. Used with permission

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