In India’s Ganges Delta, a group of islands called the Sundarbans are experiencing the devastating effects of rising sea levels. This has made the area a prime target for traffickers, who lure in desperate people with promises of work in the city.
On July 21, Pope Francis held a Conference on Climate Change and Human Trafficking at the Vatican. Mayors from around the world were in attendance, as were human trafficking victims who told their stories of exploitation. At the conference, the pope pointed out that human trafficking and climate change are in fact connected, and our […]