Teacher training on awareness raising: Sr. Patricia Ebegbulem

Sr. Patricia EbegbulemSr. Patricia Ebegbulem, Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Louis. She became involved in anti-Human Trafficking and Women Issues in 1996 when she was the National President of the Nigeria Conference of Women religious 1996 – 2002. In this capacity, she with her Executive founded the Committee for the Support of the Dignity of Women (COSUDOW), a Network which is in the forefront of combating human trafficking. Sr. Patricia is the coordinator of the Bakhita Centre (Lagos) and of the Thalita Kum network (International network of Consecrated Life against trafficking in persons) in Nigeria. Bakhita Centre is an initiative for protecting and rehabilitating young women victims of prostitution and human trafficking when they return to Nigeria. The Bakhita Villa project in Lagos offers assistance, counselling and vocational training to help trafficking survivors reintegrate into society.

Speech of Sr. Patricia Ebegbulem, keynote speaker, at the Workshop “Improving Inter-State Level Collaboration to Aid Victims. Assisting Victims of Human Trafficking: Best Practices in Legal Aid, Compensation and Resettlement”, organized by The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, 4-6 November 2017, Vatican City
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20ydFSOlqb4