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Nigeria: UN Special Rapporteurs conduct a joint-visit to support women and child survivors from Boko Haram captivity

Date : 2016.01.14

From 18 to 22 January 2016, UN Special Rapporteurs on the sale of children, slavery and the right to health will undertake a joint- mission to Nigeria to provide assistance in the rehabilitation and reintegration of the women and children who escaped or were liberated from Boko Haram captivity.

The Special Rapporteurs will collect information on initiatives on the issue taken by different stakeholders including the Government  of Nigeria, international bodies and civil society actors. They will also be meeting representatives from various Ministries, civil society and relevant UN agencies. The report on the visit will be presented to the UN Human Rights Council in 2016.

Read the press release on their visit to Nigeria default_external link

To assist their mission, IMADR submitted a briefing paper on Human Trafficking in Nigeria”  pdficon_small which provides an overview of the issue of trafficking in Nigeria.

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