Lecture: The Global Fight to Stop Human Trafficking

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Date/Time:Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 at 8:00 pm
Location:Great Hall, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
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Father Shay Cullen is a priest from Ireland who has worked protecting women and children and their human rights in the Philippines since 1969. World Affairs Series

Father Cullen established the Preda Foundation in the Philippines in 1974 with projects to educate and free children from brothels and jails and give them a chance to heal in therapeutic recovery shelters and be reintegrated free from traffickers, violence and abuse. He is the author of Passion and Power, writes a weekly column in the Manila Times, is a media commentator on the issues of trafficking and human rights violations, and has been nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize and other Human Rights Awards.

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Photo credit: John Keatley