U.S. Says Nigeria, Niger Improving Anti-Trafficking Efforts
A report has credited Nigeria for ending the use of child soldiers by a government-supported armed group and initiating prosecutions against seven government officials allegedly complicit in trafficking. Niger has also be credited for convicting more traffickers, training more law enforcement officers and coordinating with traditional leaders to rescue child victims of forced labour, it said.
"Most of the children were beaten and told by their traffickers that they would never see their families again," Interpol has said. The victims came from West African countries ... Read more »
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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons says some of the girls were tricked into going to Mali by traffickers who told them they were being taken to ... Read more »