Nigeria is one of the most populous countries in Africa and sadly has an alarming crime rate. News of human rights abuses floods the media despite the poor culture of reportage. These human rights abuses include rape, gender-based violence, child abuse, domestic... Read More
Human Rights Abuses is the violation of the basic rights of people by treating them wrongly. The abuse of human right is not just perpetrated by individuals but also institutions and even government. In Nigeria, human rights abuses like rape, gender/sexual based... Read More
Human trafficking and gender based violence are human right abuses that have plagued Nigeria and become an issue of National concern despite various efforts by government bodies like NAPTIP, Nigeria Police Force, Immigration and CSOs like NACTAL, Devatop Center... Read More
Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, said human trafficking constitutes a major National Security concern that requires new ideas and initiatives to tackle the... Read More
Human Trafficking is a modern day slavery which includes the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of people through force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them. The fight against human trafficking requires calculated... Read More
Tackling human trafficking and smuggling of migrants requires effective collaboration between nations, agencies and organizations. Most seamless collaborations and partnership is hinged on flawless Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)/Agreements.
Hence,... Read More
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Monday reunited 5 rescued children with their parents. The children under the age range of 4-7 were abducted at various times by one 32 year old Musa Abdulrahman and sold to... Read More
The fight against human trafficking is one that requires calculated strategies, actions, knowledge and the combined effort of everyone.
TALKAM is an initiative of Devatop Centre for Africa Development that aims to stimulate citizens to tackle human... Read More
Samuel is a Social Researcher/citizen volunteer passionate about grass root and community development, knowledge in Digital Tech expertise, marketing, and sustainability. Samuel has professional recognition as a climate activist/Environmentalist and Gender/Human... Read More
Amafojim Dawuda, an insatiably impassioned criminologist in the making, a fresh audacious advocate for women and children. A graduate of kwararafa University with a B.Sc in Criminology and Security Studies (2019) and a Diploma in Psychology from... Read More
A nonprofit organization in Abuja, Devatop Centre for Africa Development (DCAD), trained 65 Nigerians across 30 states on different forms of human rights issues as part of its strategies to combat human trafficking, child abuse and gender-based... Read More
Muhammed Bello Buhari is a youth activist and community developer whose work is focused on human rights, governance, social accountability, and igniting the potential of youths to drive social good. He has contributed in different fields of development and... Read More
To commemorate the 2021 U.S National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Devatop Centre for Africa Development, through her project, TALKAM Human Rights organized her second phase of training on: Combating Human Trafficking.
On this second phase, over 40 people... Read More
A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Honourable Justice Babangida Hassan, has convicted and sentenced on a 23- year old man, Abubakar Abubakar, to life imprisonment for raping two minors aged 10 and 11 years old respectively.
The development... Read More
Child abuse is when harm or threat of harm is made to a child. It is any act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caregiver which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, and sexual abuse or exploitation of a child. Child abuse is a... Read More
Our speaker, Amb. Chibuzo Okereke shared thoughts on Making Human Trafficking a National Priority on our #Talkam Radio Programme on Saturday, 23rd Jan 2021 at Cool FM 96.6 Abuja.
According to him:
Human trafficking which is the illegal trade of human beings... Read More
All over the world, "the act of rape" has continued to be a consistent social menace and we have seen celebrities and high profile individual falling prey to this atrocious act. Thus, rape is not a respecter of person, status, or background. The young and the... Read More
While a murderer destroys the physical frame of a human, a rapist violates and defiles the body, soul, and mind of the helpless victim."
Sexual violence Is a global health issue that happens predominately to women and girls. Men and boys... Read More
Rape is a violent experience that can have profound effects on the daily life of a victim. It is an experience no one is supposed to have but be that as it may, when that happens, how do we deal with it? This piece seeks to give us an insight into the various... Read More
ABOUT THE TALKAM HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE:
The human rights advocacy course is designed build the capacity of 50 young people in Nigeria on combating gender-based violence, human trafficking and child abuse, equip them with knowledge on monitoring, reporting cases... Read More
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TALKAM is an innovative project that focuses on utilizing information and communication technology tools to speak out about human trafficking, human rights abuses & irregular migration, monitor, analyze, report, advocate and stimulate actions among community members, policy makers, government, and more importantly to change the status quo in Nigeria..