Trafficking in Human Beings, Especially Women and Children, in Africa (second edition)
AbstractTrafficking of human beings affects every country in Africa for which data are available, either as countries of origin or destination. The report looks at information from 53 African countries and provides an analysis of the patterns, root causes, and existing national and regional policy responses and effective practices. Trafficking occurs when a child's protective environment collapses as a result of conflict, economic hardship, or discrimination. Traditional attitudes and practices, early marriage, and lack of birth registration further increase the vulnerability of children and women to exploitation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre in its series Innocenti Insight with number 2.
Date of creation: 2004
Date of revision: 2005
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