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Shadows of the Big Game: Trafficking and the Super Bowl

It has become sadly well documented fact that large sports events tend to increase “opportunities” for the trafficking of human beings, in particular women and girls for sex trafficking.

In advance of the 2012 Super Bowl occurring in Indianapolis Catholic Sisters through the mid-west have joined together to increase awareness while demanding that officials in Indiana do all they can to ensure a safe environment for all who attend the event.

Check out the two articles below about this important work.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rani-hong/human-trafficking-prevention-month_b_1199395.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/18/nuns-concerned-about-human-trafficking-super-bowl_n_1213921.html

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