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.
WOCON Paid an advocacy visit to the Ogun State Ministry of women affairs and Social development and the Federal ministry of Labor to further renew her commitment to the empowerment of women and children.The cordinating director of ministry of women affairs and social development in person of Mr. Olumide Sotubo and the controller of the Federal ministry of labour in person of Mr. Deji Fatoki received the WOCON team with open arms , lauded their efforts in the enforcement of women and children's right and pledged their continuous collaboration with the organization.
WOCON Lagos Office received researchers from College of William & Mary with AidData teams from United State of America, to gain more insights for better understanding on how policymakers access and use data to improve programming and resource allocation targeting vulnerable children, including refugee and migrant children, child laborers, and victims of human trafficking with all other forms of exploitation,
WOCON Ogun State staff and executive director at Seme Border for the return of rescued Beninese trafficked children to be reunited with their parents.
Immigration officials, Executive Director WOCON, Executive Secretary NAPTIP Carol Ndaguba and Representative of WOTCLE at Seme Border during the handover of the trafficked children from Benin Republic
Combating Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking