SNJM’s mark 10 years of commitment against human trafficking

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Longueuil, Quebec, Canada – October 28th 2014 – This year, the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) highlights its 10th anniversary of struggle against human slavery by publishing a retrospective.

10 years of promising actions  

The SNJM’s have been acting collectively against human trafficking since 2004 through efforts to educate and raise the awareness of the general public and all those who are involved.

Retrospective available online  

To highlight this anniversary, the SNJM’s have introduced a document entitled «A decade of making a difference against human trafficking». The document recounts the major events which have marked these ten years of commitment and is available online at the following address:

An evolving legislation

In conjunction with more than twenty coalitions, their persistence has contributed to legislation being passed in several countries. Today human trafficking is recognized as a problem and is being fought by a number of governments, as well as by multiple groups such as NGO’s and religious groups.

About the SNJM’s

The Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM) is an international community of Catholic women religious, associates and lay consecrated persons. Founded in 1843 in Longueuil, Quebec, the congregation is called to a mission of education, and is active on three continents. Visit