The 'Not for Sale' campaign was rolled out last month with posters, TV and radio adverts in which women talk about how they were tempted to go Europe but instead pursued their dreams and found success in Nigeria. Thousands of women and girls are lured to Europe each year by the promise of work, but end up trapped in debt bondage and forced to sell sex, the United Nations says.
Nigeria, Niger Sign Anti-Human Trafficking Pact
Premium Times, 19 April 2019
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and its Niger Republic counterpart have signed a pact to eliminate the menace in both countries. Read more »
NAPTIP, UK Aid Launch 'Not for Sale' Initiative
This Day, 18 April 2019
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in collaboration with UK Aid have officially launched an initiative aimed at reducing human trafficking… Read more »
Nigeria, UK Plan Crackdown On Human Trafficking
Guardian, 18 April 2019
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has launched a collaborative campaign with UK Aid to address growing rate of human trafficking in… Read more »
'I Am Not for Sale' Say Women in Anti-Trafficking Campaign
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 15 April 2019
Thousands of Nigerian women and girls are lured to Europe each year by the promise of work, but end up trapped in debt bondage and forced to sell sex Read more »
Rescue 20,000 Nigerian Girls Trafficked to Mali
Guardian, 5 March 2019
I want to appeal to President Buhari led Federal Government to save Nigerians from slave auctions in Mali. There is urgent need to rescue more than 20,000 Nigerian girl's traffic… Read more »
The Lesson From the 'Danfo Girl'
This Day, 4 April 2019
On Tuesday night, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted the arrival of a charter flight carrying 160 stranded Nigerian migrants returning from Libya to Lagos.… Read more »
How Widespread Impunity Is Encouraging Rights Abuses - U.S. Report
Premium Times, 22 March 2019
The failure and incapability of the Nigerian government to investigate and punish both state and non-state actors accused of human rights violations in the country has led to the… Read more »
Officials in Nigeria have said they had intelligence showing plans were well underway to traffic local women into Russia for the football tournament, exploiting a move by Moscow to ... Read more »
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