ACCION CONTRA LA TRATA JOINS DEVATOP TO CARRY OUT...

ACCION CONTRA LA TRATA JOINS DEVATOP TO CARRY OUT SENSITIZATION PROJECT AND ADVOCACY VISITS IN NIGERIA

 

ACCION CONTRA LA TRATA JOINS DEVATOP TO CARRY OUT SENSITIZATION PROJECT AND ADVOCACY VISITS IN NIGERIA

July 28, 2022

ACCION CONTRA LA TRATA JOINS DEVATOP TO CARRY OUT SENSITIZATION PROJECT AND ADVOCACY VISITS IN NIGERIA

 

The TALKAM AGAINST TRAFFICKING AND ABUSE (TATA) project which is focused on tackling different forms of violence against women and girls (human trafficking, rape, and domestic violence) through four innovation approaches: grassroot sensitization in schools, media campaign, training of human rights advocates; and building a support system for those who have been affected is being implemented in Edo State, FCT and Enugu State.

The project received great collaboration from Accion Contra la Trata and Pamplona City Council Spain beyond financing the project, on the 30th of June 2022, Staff of Accion Contra la Trata (Spain), Joy Ogbeide, arrived in Nigeria and partook in series of activities targeted at curbing human trafficking and gender-based violence.

Part of these activities includes speaking on TALKAM Radio Program where she spoke on Dangers of irregular migration” in Kiss FM Abuja and KU FM Benin respectively. You can watch the live record on https://fb.watch/d_tiBi6sIY/ and https://fb.watch/eoUi4HhI-A/

Accion Contra la Trata also participated in teachers training workshop, panel discussion and sensitization in Benin, Edo State.

Even though Joy Ogbeide was physically present for these activities, she is not the only staff of Accion Contra la Trata that was involved in these activities. Other staff of the organization including Kojimahoshina Satoko, and Alicia Gimenez Garcia who participated in these activities, others joined virtually. They engaged in knowledge exchange sessions and collaboratory meetings with various organizations including NAPTIP in Edo State, NAPTIP in FCT, partners and Stakeholders who are involved in the fight against human trafficking like Genius Hub and FIAAP. During these meetings discussions were made on how to tighten collaboration amongst Nigeria and Accion contra la Trata in Spain, strategies on reintegration and victim support and preventions.

Devatop Center for Africa Development showed their appreciation for the unmatching support and collaboration they have been getting from her ACT by presenting an advocacy artwork that speaks of freedom, unity and negritude to ACT before they returned back to Spain on 14th of July 2022.

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