Category Archives: trafficking and exploitation

Statement of trafficking in human beings

Each human being is a free person, whether man, woman, girl or boy, and is destined to exist for the good of all in equality and fraternity. Any relationship that fails to respect the fundamental conviction that all people – men, women, girls and boys – are equal and have the same freedom and dignity … Continue reading Statement of trafficking in human beings

Traces of Nkici-Ism among the Bini

We need to study Bini traditions to fight trafficking of Edo women… TRACES OF NKICI-ISM AMONG THE BINI TheWeek.-The Year.-The Seasons.-The Rivers.-A Temple.-Wells.Trees. -Omens. -Animals. THE BINI SEASONS. THE Bini have now eight days in their week, but the part of jujuism, which I identify with Nkicism, has preserved the more ancient form of four … Continue reading Traces of Nkici-Ism among the Bini

Europe a Paradise? Don’t believe to all the stories!

Did someone promise you A BETTER LIFE BY GOING TO EUROPE? WARNING TO WOMEN! This folder is meant to explain to women the possible dangers involved in migrating to Northern and Western Europe.  Know This …. There have been many women with dreams like yours. Maria Maria couldn’t find work which would enable her to … Continue reading Europe a Paradise? Don’t believe to all the stories!

I was hungry and you bought me

Everything started in the Eighties. The girl slave trade for sexual exploitation was one of the many illegal activities managed by Nigerians. Then it was consolidated in the decades to follow, becoming a significant and real business, well structured and particularly profitable. Right from the beginning, Turin had been the landing stage and transit camp. … Continue reading I was hungry and you bought me

Nigeria caught in new slavery: sex for export, let’s say NO!

TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN Every year many Nigerian women are recruited for this trade. People working for this recruiting exercise are everywhere from Nigeria to Europe. These women are given false hope of empty promises of good jobs, marriages and opportunities of various kinds, which do not exist. With all honest belief the victims, their parents … Continue reading Nigeria caught in new slavery: sex for export, let’s say NO!

Benin City districts

Other information for those who are working against trafficking of Nigerian girls in Europe BENIN DISTRICTS QUARTERS. The Provinces. -Benin City.-The King’s Compound. -Bronzes. DISTRICTS. THE OBA’S central province was bound by the rivers OYISA, OKWO, OVIA, OLUKUN, AWREHOMO, and IKPOBA. From the city through this province to six outlying districts or provinces, six great … Continue reading Benin City districts

Pope Francis to the Judges’ Summit Against Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

I would like to warmly greet you and renew the expression of my esteem for your cooperation and contribution towards human and social progress, a task of which the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences is more than capable. If I’m happy for this contribution and proud of you, it is in consideration of the remarkable … Continue reading Pope Francis to the Judges’ Summit Against Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

Olokun male or female

Against trafficking of nigerian girls, is useful to know the vodun. This is an interesting article about it. TRANSLATION OF “RIVER GODDESS” 1. Olokun……….. (EDO LANGUAGE) 2.1. Mmuo Mmili …….. (IGBO LANGUAGE) 2.2. Eze nwaanyi Mmili – (popularly called “Mami Wota) in by the riverine dwellers including the Igbos and some areas in Ghana). 3. … Continue reading Olokun male or female

No one should be forced! (Grace, 24 years old)

Grace was educated in Nigeria until the 10th grade after which she was sent to work to help support her family, who lived in poverty. She worked for three years at various jobs, during which time she was raped and gave birth to a son. Her father told her that as a woman, she was “predestined by … Continue reading No one should be forced! (Grace, 24 years old)

Traditional Education Among Edos

We continue to study Edo tradition, necessary to fight trafficking in Nigeria   The Edo-speaking people of the old Benin Province and parts of Delta,Rivers and Ondo province and patrs of Delta,Rivers and Ondo Provinces belong to the Kwa language family groups of the Western Sudanic languages like Yoruba,Igbira,Igala and Ibo.They are divided into four … Continue reading Traditional Education Among Edos

All Villages, Town and Cities in Edo state

Information against trafficking in Nigeria: also geography it’s important. AKOKO-EDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT 1. Akuku 2. Ewan 3. Utua-Ufa 4. Igarra 5. Samorika 6. Sasaro 7. Ago-Ogbodo 8. Ijaja 9. Okpe 10. Oloma 11. UNEME 12. Aiyegunle 13. Aiyetoro 14. Eshawa 15. Ogbe 16. Ogugu 17. Oneme-Nekhua 18. Onomu 19. Ugboshi-Afe 20. Ugoshi-Efi 21. OKULUSHO 22. … Continue reading All Villages, Town and Cities in Edo state

Yoruba Tradition

Extracts from Yoruba Heathenism, by the Right Rev. Bishop JAMES JOHNSON, and Astrological Geomancy in Africa, by Professor J. A. ABAYOMI COLE. [Transcription note: diacritics have been ignored in the following]. Yoruba Heathenism, by the Right Rev. Bishop James Johnson, is so intensely interesting that when once you begin to quote from it it is … Continue reading Yoruba Tradition

Crime in traditional society

In traditional African society the sacred and the secular are inseparable. There is no compartmentalization of life. What religion forbids or condemns, society also forbids and condemns, and similarly society approves those things which religion approves or and sanctions. An offence against God is an offence against man, and like manner an offence against man … Continue reading Crime in traditional society

Olokun Symbols (Nigerian tradition)

Some information about Nigerian Traditional religion. Starting from the top, Aghadaghada represents (symbolizes) Ikadele ene n’Osalobua ya-d’agbon yi-the four pillars with which God holds up the world. Traditionally, the four pillars represent the Four Cardinal Points-East, West, North, South to which we refer as Eken, Orhio,  Okhuo,Aho, respectively. Since each of those divisions represents the … Continue reading Olokun Symbols (Nigerian tradition)

Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

The government of Moldova maintained victim protection efforts. The government identified 249 trafficking victims in 2017, compared with 232 in 2016. Of these identified victims, 48 were children, an increase from 35 in 2016. Some law enforcement officials may have intentionally avoided taking action on victim identification and investigation of trafficking crimes. Border police did … Continue reading Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

Prosecution of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

The government of Moldova increased law enforcement efforts. Articles 165 and 206 of the criminal code criminalized all forms of trafficking. The law prescribed penalties of five to 12 years imprisonment for adult trafficking; and eight to 12 years imprisonment for child trafficking; and up to 20 years imprisonment in cases with aggravating circumstances. These … Continue reading Prosecution of human trafficking in Moldova (TIP 2018)

Trafficking in Moldova (TIP2018)

The Government of Moldova does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore Moldova was upgraded to Tier 2. The government demonstrated increasing efforts by investigating and prosecuting more suspected traffickers, … Continue reading Trafficking in Moldova (TIP2018)

2017 Report on the Nigerian (and not only) trafficking in Turin and province

The street unit of the association “Amici di Lazzaro” Since 1999 the association helps and listens to women victims of trafficking and exploitation, meeting them on the street with a mobile unit made up of 5-8 volunteers. It offers information on escape routes, creating support and listening relationships, which over the years have led over … Continue reading 2017 Report on the Nigerian (and not only) trafficking in Turin and province

What to do if you encounter a potential instance of human trafficking

January 11 marks National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States. There are an estimated 25 million victims of human trafficking throughout the world. While these individuals may sometimes be kept behind locked doors, they are more often hidden right in front of us. For example, they may be forced into exploitation at construction … Continue reading What to do if you encounter a potential instance of human trafficking

What is Modern Slavery?

“Trafficking in persons,” “human trafficking,” and “modern slavery” are used as umbrella terms to refer to both sex trafficking and compelled labor. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-386), as amended (TVPA), and the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against … Continue reading What is Modern Slavery?

Child Trafficking in the world (2017)

American College of Pediatricians – November 2017 Children are the world’s future. Child trafficking, as with few other threats to their well-being, undermines the future of children, families, and societies. In the United States, it is estimated that up to 300,000 children are victims of sex trafficking, also known as Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST). … Continue reading Child Trafficking in the world (2017)