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Traffickers are exploiting refugee crisis in Europe says new report

20th May 2016
Louise Gleich

A new report from the European Commission has warned that there is strong evidence of criminal networks taking advantage of the current refugee crisis in Europe to target and exploit the most vulnerable people – especially women and children.

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European Parliament urges greater action to prevent and combat human trafficking

12th May 2016
Louise Gleich

Members of the European Parliament today urged national governments and the European Commission to do more to support victims of human trafficking and to prevent future exploitation.

French MPs vote to ban paying for sex

6th Apr 2016
Louise Gleich

The French Parliament has today (6 April) voted to make it illegal in France to pay for sexual services.  The new law means that those who purchase sexual services will face a fine of 1500 Euros (or up to 3750 Euros for repeat offenders).

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Exploitation not immigration

14th May 2015
Louise Gleich

Recently, a lot of attention has understandably been given to the plight of the thousands of people attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.  Many are fleeing poverty and war, and all are hoping for a better life.  Their journeys ar

Pro-abortion reports are contradictory and flawed

13th Mar 2015
James Mildred

PRESS RELEASE: Two major reports that deny the right to life have been accepted by the European Parliament just this last week.

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Christians can boost European Election turnout, says CARE

6th May 2014
Ruth Bessant

PRESS RELEASE - With the European Parliament elections less than a month away, CARE has launched a dedicated website to help Christians engage with the opportunity to vote on 22 May 2014 and boost the total UK turnout which was just 34.5% in the last

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Controversial pro-abortion report voted down by European Parliament

13th Dec 2013
Ruth Bessant

PRESS RELEASE - In a significant vote on Tuesday, the European Parliament rejected a set of radical reproductive health measures which would have had negative implications for both the wellbeing of mothers and babies across the world and the rights o

French Parliament votes to criminalise paying for sexual services

6th Dec 2013
Louise Gleich

On 4 December the lower house of the French Parliament, the National Assembly, approved a proposed law to both penalise  those who purchase sexual services as well as to help individuals exit prostitution.  French MPs voted 268 in favour and 138 agai

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No safeguards to protect early human life in new EU proposals

22nd Nov 2013
Public Affairs

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have agreed to a new EU Research Funding Programme – “Horizon 2020” – despite the fact that the programme fails to provide protections for early human life.

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Report: Welcome resolutions on sexual exploitation, religious freedom and ethics adopted by Council of Europe

26th Apr 2013
Public Affairs

I am delighted to be able to report that four good resolutions were adopted this week by the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly on several issues of concern to CARE.  The Parliamentary Assembly, comprised of seconded members of national parliam

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