Ghana’s Government Adopts First Mapping of Vulnerability to Trafficking in Persons to Increase Protection and Prevention of Victims
Accra - In 2002, a research study revealed the extent of forced labour of children in the fishing industry in Ghana.
Freetown – With a 60 percent rate of youth unemployment, Sierra Leone suffers among West Africa’s highest levels of joblessness. One result: youth migrate, often irregularly.
Niamey – The migratory route throughout Niger may involve risks that may increase the migrants’ vulnerability, such as loss of documents, insufficient resources to continue the journey safely and in dignity, or exposure to...
Algiers, Niamey – This week (15/10), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) organized its first flight for voluntary return from the southern Algerian city of Tamanrasset to Niger’s capital, Niamey, carrying 166...
"I have nowhere to go, I have nothing., Nobody wants me in my family. How am I going to deliver my baby?”, Nayah* says in a barely audible voice, tears filling her eyes.
When we talk about migration, we often focus on the migrants and the difficulties they encounter in their countries of origin, transit or destination. But what about their families?
Niamey – In the presence of State authorities and international partners, EUCAP Sahel Niger and IOM representatives placed yesterday (10/10) the first stone of the new complex for the Mobile Border Control Company (CMCF) in Birni...
First National Migration Database in Nigeria to Harness Data for Development in Africa’s Largest Country
Abuja – Timely data on migration are often scarce, making it difficult for decision-makers to develop effective migration policies.
Niamey – In order to raise awareness on waste management for World Habitat Day this Monday (07/10), IOM’s mission in Niger organized two trainings for over 60 migrants staying at IOM’s transit centers in Niamey for unaccompanied...
Towards the Sustainable Reintegration of Returned Migrants: Cash for Work Activities in Guinea Bissau
Bissau — Soil erosion is but one of many environmental threats that dramatically impact the rural economy in Guinea-Bissau.
Cash for Work Activities in Guinea Bissau, a First Step Towards the Sustainable Reintegration of Returned Migrants
Bissau - Environmental issues, including soil erosion, dramatically affect the local economy and development of communities, and is one of the push factors of internal and external migration in Guinea-Bissau, in West Africa.
Freetown – Sierra Leone is a source, transit, and destination country for thousands of children and women trafficked for forced labour and sexual exploitation every year.