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Human Rights: An Overview

This LibGuide focuses on the meaning of human rights, the universal declaration of human rights, international human rights instruments and their monitoring bodies. Research and content developed by Oshole Imhoagene; Libguide developed by Grace Simons

The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (Department of State) Report 2018

The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons is an agency within the U.S. Department of State that investigates and creates programs to prevent human trafficking both within the U.S. and internationally. Find below links on the report of some West Africa States.

Infographic: Nearly A Third Of Human Trafficking Victims Are Children | Statista

Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking in West Africa

In a bid to combat human trafficking some West African States have ratified the following International treaties.

At the regional level, there have been several efforts by various government and anti-trafficking organizations to combat human trafficking in West Africa.

In addition, find below links to major anti-trafficking laws enacted by the Government in some West African states. These laws are only applicable within their enacting state.