UN Expert Decries Benin's Child AbuseFollowing a visit that revealed that the exploitation of children is widespread in the country, a United Nations independent expert has urged Benin to make child protection a priority.
Children work on mines in many West African countries (file photo).
West Africa: Thousands of Children Trafficked, Says Report
UNIRIN, 4 January 2012
A new report on child migration in West Africa says thousands of children are being sold, exchanged or transported out of their communities each year in violation of… Read more »
Benin: Human Rights Reports: Benin
State Department, 19 April 2013
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Walk Free Foundation, 17 October 2013
Mauritania has the highest prevalence of modern slavery in the world, according to the inaugural Global Slavery Index, with 14 other African countries also among the 20 worst… Read more »