Human trafficking is present in all countries around the world but not in the same way. In order to understand and solve the trafficking in Nigeria, there is a need to get to the root of the matterEbere Akadiri
The Objectives of “Keep Dignity Alive” project
WHY KEEP DIGNITY ALIVE?
Nigeria has become one of the leading African countries in human trafficking with internal, cross-border and cross-country trafficking (UNESCO). Thousands of Nigerian women have been forced into
Many Nigerian women seek greener pastures outside the shores of Nigeria. This type of migration arises because of economic hardships experienced due to the high unemployment rate in Nigeria (~16% for women, and ~25% for the age group 15 – 24). In the process of looking for a way out of this difficulty, many women have fallen victims to false international immigration promises which, in most cases, turn out to be the entry point to slavery and human trafficking. They unknowingly enter a contract to repay their agents, who later subject them to all sorts of inhumane treatment, including prostitution, to repay their captors.
The situation of trafficking of young Nigerian women and children is not only
Beauty In Every Life’s Keep Dignity Alive project is set up to tackle the spate of trafficking, criminality
As a part of its prevention strategy, BIEL reaches out to communities conducting public awareness campaigns, workshops and media campaigns.
BIEL seeks to partner with international
To pursue a door-to-door campaign, media campaign, town hall meetings and solidarity march to draw greater sustained attention to the tragedy of human trafficking.
To create advocacy programs to get more people in decision making positions to enact policies that can prevent these problems.