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Major global hotel brands accused of profiting from Trafficking

Hotel brands owned by Hilton, Intercontinental and Best Western are among a number of leading global chains accused of profiting from sex trafficking.

In a landmark case that lawyers claim demonstrates “industry-wide failures” to prevent sex trafficking, it has been alleged that women and children were held captive, abused and sold for sex in their guest rooms across the US.

A total of 13 women have accused a dozen hotel groups of wilfully ignoring warning signs that sexual exploitation was taking place on their premises.

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MECPATHS provides awareness raising workshops, free of charge, for Hotels and Hospitality Groups who are committed to countering Child Trafficking in Ireland. To book your workshop, please contact info@mecpaths.ie

World Meeting of Families Workshop Video

If you would like to experience the MECPATHS/APT workshop from The World Meeting of Families 2018, it is now available to view online. Listen to Kevin Hyland OBE explore worlds of Modern Day Slavery and discuss his experience of this challenge which rests around us in the world. Maya, a survivor of child trafficking outlines her experience and her survival of worlds of exploitation.

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