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Prevention of human trafficking in Nigeria (TIP 2019)

The government increased efforts to prevent human trafficking. NAPTIP continued to lead national government efforts to combat trafficking. In May 2018, the new Edo state antitrafficking law codified the ESTF, a working group led by […]

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Protection against human trafficking in Italy (TIP 2019)

The government decreased overall protection efforts. The Department of Equal Opportunity (DEO), which coordinates protection efforts, reported government-supported NGOs assisted 1,373 trafficking victims in 2018, of which 597 were new cases, compared to 1,354 trafficking […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in China (TIP2018)

The government maintained insufficient law enforcement efforts.It continued to report statistics for crimes outside the definitionof human trafficking according to international law, making it difficult to assess progress. Not all statistics were captured bythe central […]

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Protection against human trafficking in Nigeria (TIP 2019)

The government decreased efforts to identify and protect trafficking victims. NAPTIP identified 126 forced labor victims and 1,028 potential victims. This was a decrease compared to 188 forced labor victims and 1,121 potential trafficking victims […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in Nigeria (TIP 2019)

The government significantly increased anti-trafficking law enforcement efforts, but there were continued reports of government officials’ complicity in human trafficking offenses. The Trafficking in Persons Law Enforcement and Administration Act, as amended in 2015, criminalized […]

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Nigeria TIER rankig: TIER 2 (TIP 2019)

The Government of Nigeria does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting […]

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Nigeria’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit domestic and foreign victims in Nigeria, and traffickers exploit victims from Nigeria abroad. Nigerian trafficking victims are recruited from rural areas and, to a lesser […]

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Italy TIER rankig: TIER 2 (TIP 2019)

The U.S. Department of  State places each country in  the Trafficking in Persons Report onto one of four tiers, as mandated by the TVPA. This placement is based not on the size of the country’s […]

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Stop Surrogacy Now Statement

We are women and men of diverse ethnic, religious, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds from all regions of the world. We come together to voice our shared concern for women and children who are exploited through […]

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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 […]

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Trafficking in China (TIP2018)

The Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) doesnot fully meet the minimum standards for the eliminationof trafficking and is not making significant efforts to doso; therefore China remained on Tier 3. Despite the […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in Albania (TIP2018)

The government decreased law enforcement efforts. Articles 110(a) and 128(b) of the criminal code criminalized sex and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of five to 15 years imprisonment and a fine between two million lek […]

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Trafficking in Morocco (TIP2018)

The Government of Morocco 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 […]

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Trafficking in Albania (TIP2018)

The Government of Albania does not fully meet the minimumstandards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is makingsignificant efforts to do so. The government demonstratedincreasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period;therefore Albania remained […]

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Italy’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers exploit foreign victims in Italy. Victims originate primarily from Nigeria and other African countries, China, and Eastern Europe. Italy has an estimated 1.5 million unregistered workers, […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in Italy (TIP 2019)

The government decreased law enforcement efforts. The 2003 Measures Against Trafficking in Persons law criminalized sex trafficking and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of 8 to 20 years’ imprisonment, which were sufficiently stringent and commensurate […]

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Who exploit the Nigerian women?

The slave trade for sexual exploitation is, according to the United Nations, the third most profitable illigal activity in the world, coming after the arms and drugs traffic. It is widespread through the world. The […]

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Prosecution of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

The government increased law enforcement efforts. The 2003 Measures Against Trafficking in Persons law criminalized sex and labor trafficking and prescribed penalties of eight to 20 years imprisonment, which were sufficiently stringent and, with respect […]

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Trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

The Government of Italy fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The government continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period; therefore Italy remained on Tier 1. The government […]

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Brothels: “Like animals in cages”

On the internet sites they are described by customers from  all around Europe as heaven where sex is easy and safe and where one can choose the body that he likes the most, and the “freshest” […]

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Prostitution is not a Sex Work

Why is the term “sex work” problematic when referring to prostitution? The sex industry is invested in the use of such terms as “sex work” and “sex worker” when referring to prostitution. Prostitution is not […]

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Protection and prevention of human trafficking in Italy (TIP2018)

PROTECTION The government increased protection efforts. The Department of Equal Opportunity (DEO) coordinated protection efforts and reported government-supported NGOs assisted 1,354 potential victims in 2017, a significant increase from 851 victims assisted in 2016; however, […]

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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 […]

Education and culture

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 […]

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Glory, a child saves me (true story)

JANUARY – I have been exploited for nearly a year. I had to give 45.000 euros. I wanted to come to Italy to work and on the contrary, I was insulted and obliged to sell […]

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Bini dances

Other cultural information, interesting for those who are working against trafficking of Nigerian girls in Europe and Africa IN the afternoon of February 2nd, 1903, after rather a long march, we entered UREZEN, a town […]

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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 […]

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China TIER ranking: TIER 3 (TIP 2019)

The Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so; therefore China remained on Tier […]

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Protection against human trafficking in China (TIP 2019)

The government decreased efforts to protect victims. For the second consecutive year, the government did not report how many victims it identified, although media reports indicated authorities continued to remove some victims from their exploitative […]

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Prevention of human trafficking in China (TIP 2019)

The government maintained minimal efforts to prevent 143 trafficking and carried out policies that perpetuated widespread forced labor. Authorities held a sixth annual inter-ministerial meeting to coordinate anti-trafficking efforts. MPS continued to coordinate the anti-trafficking […]

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China’s trafficking profile (TIP 2019)

As reported over the past five years, human traffickers subject domestic and foreign individuals to trafficking in China, and they subject Chinese individuals to trafficking abroad. Traffickers also use China as a transit point to […]