As the conversation on the essence of curbing human trafficking continues, the intensity at looking at implementation of the policies that will help to also reduce SGBV will depend on consistent engagement, activation and implementation of policies, beyond lip service.
This is why agencies such as NAPTIP continues to push the barriers but we do hope that in pushing the barriers, there is also an acceptability of the public review and consideration of the public or citizen’s feedback in these cases which is paramount in finding holistic solution to the issues.
The Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons [NAPTIP], Julie Okah-Donlie launched the workshop on validation of reviewed national policy framework on protection and assistance to trafficked persons in Nigeria with support from the European Union on the 31st of August, a progressive lead into the month of September.
One of the objectives of this framework is to have a policy document that can be adopted across all stakeholders in order to have a harmonized and synchronized method of operation and output in terms of results.
WEWE NETWORK AFRIQUE amongst other key institutions and stakeholders were present at the launching.
In view of this, we also understand there are myriads of challenges in this fight, it is not also just up to institutions but it’s is also up to us as citizens to “See something, say something and do something”.