Child Trafficking

As domestic workers, the children are subjected to 12-18 hours of cleaning, baby care, cooking and other forms of household chores. They are the first to get up in the morning and the last to go to bed at night. Most of them are also denied basic school education.

Indeed, with the increasing need to augment family finances both women and men in the cities now work outside their homes. House-helps or assistants have therefore become a necessity to perform household chores and take care of the kids while the parents are gone to the office.

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2018 PRESS RELEASE BY WOMEN’S CONSORTIUM OF NIGERIA (WOCON) IN COMMEMORATION OF WORLD'S DAY AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

July 30, 2018

RESPONDING TO THE TRAFFICKING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
UNODC’S Theme for this Year’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Although the magnitude of the problem of trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in Nigeria is underscored by the lack of empirical statistical data, there is however abundant evidence that thousands of Nigerian women and millions of children are being trafficked externally across Borders and within the country.

Action Programme for the Elimination of Child Labor in Ogun State

Donor
ILO/IPEC  

Achievement
112 children withdrawn from Labour and placed in schools. 30 Children placed in vocational skills centers, Awareness created for the elimination of Child labour in 9 communities of Local Governments in Ogun State through Press Conference, consultative forum with Community leaders, set up and training of monitoring Committees.

WOCON Lagos Team paid an Advocacy Visit to the Force Intelligence Board

June 29, 2018

In observance of Worlds Day Against Child Labour, WOCON Lagos Team paid an Advocacy Visit to the Force Intelligence Board (FIB) at the Force Headquarters at Kam Selem House Obalende. Present in the House were 20 FIB Top officials of the Intelligence Unit who listened with rapt attention as the Director of Programmes spoke about the very sad state of Child Labour in Lagos State and indeed Nigeria.

STOP CHILD LABOUR: GENERATION SAFE AND HEALTHY 2018.

Over the years, hundreds of thousands of children throughout the world have taken part in the Global March to ban child labour, How can we not do everything in our power to free each child on this planet from this scourge? How can we fail to free ourselves from our personal ans professional blinkers that prevent us from seeing abuse and injustice?

Prevention and protection against Online Child Exploitation

Series 1

Thelma Anwatu
April 14, 2018.

As we witness the ever-changing world, technology provides more tools but also presents new risks. Ever wondered the activities and behaviours of our young kids in the digitally advanced age? Ever imagined the increased vulnerability in the ever-evolving world?

With the above brought to light, new forms of abuse are emerging and with them the need for new and accurate information on how to create awareness on the dangers of child exploitation.

TO CONDEMN THE RECENT HAPPENINGS OF MODERN SLAVERY AND INHUMAN TREATMENT OF NIGERIAN WOMEN & GIRLS IN LIBYA AND TO COMMEMORATE THE 16DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE (2017)

PRESS STATEMENT RELEASED BY WOMEN’S CONSORTIUM OF NIGERIA (WOCON)
TO CONDEMN THE RECENT HAPPENINGS OF MODERN SLAVERY AND INHUMAN TREATMENT OF NIGERIAN WOMEN & GIRLS IN LIBYA
AND TO COMMEMORATE
THE 16DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE (2017)

 

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