United Nations rates Edo high on anti-trafficking policies

United Nations rates Edo high on anti-trafficking policies

The United Nations has revealed in Benin-City that 70 percent of trafficked persons globally are women and children just as it rated Edo state high on its fight against human trafficking and illegal migration in the state.

UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Ms. Comfort Lamptey stated this at the launch of Preventing Forced Migration and Trafficking of Women and Girls in Nigeria held in Benin City, Edo state capital.

Vanguard reports that the event was also attended by the Italian ambassador to Nigeria, Tarez Chazil, who also commended Edo State on its anti-trafficking campaign.

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