Talitha Kum Priorities 2020-2025


  • To promote the cooperation and the connection between religious congregations and Talitha Kum Networks with
    • National Conferences of Major Superiors
    • Church and Faith-Based Organizations
  • To implement the UISG Child and Vulnerable People Protection policy. 


  • To expand data collection from network members, in order to maximize communication and the exchange of information, data and good practices.
  • To implement the internal strategic communication plan and to design the external one. 
  • To promote international anti-trafficking campaigns : February 8 (International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Trafficking in Persons) and July 30 (UN International Day Against Trafficking in Persons).  


  • To continue to offer courses, workshops and seminars to promote:
    • The qualification of the members of Talitha Kum, in the service of leadership;
    • The formation and strengthening of Talitha Kum networks, prioritizing Africa and Asia, offering the Talitha Kum courses dedicated to the professional development of those who want to do work against trafficking and to companion and help to reintegrate of survivors of trafficking into society.
  • To support on-going formation though on-line trainings, webinars, and toolkits, including topics such as communication and care of the caregivers.  

Special Areas of Action

  • Prevention and Educational Programs
    • To develop common indicators to evaluate the impact of our work; and
    • To expand and to prioritize our collaboration with Catholic Educational Systems at all levels, especially those in the Global South.
  • Survivor Involvement
    • To facilitate the participation of survivors as equals; and
    • To organize a mentorship program for the creation of new safe houses and services for survivors


  • To improve the understanding of TK members of the root causes contributing to human trafficking, according to the 2019 Assembly Final Declaration; and
  • To strengthen our involvement with UN Organizations and other international NGOs, maximizing existing resources of religious life.