NHRC Calls On Gov’t To Strengthen Efforts To Curb Human Trafficking

National Human Rights Commission has called on the government to strengthen its efforts to curb human trafficking by taking strong action to effectively prevent trafficking in person

The Gambia enacted the Trafficking in Persons Act 2007 and established the National Agency Against Trafficking in Persons (NAATIP) to fight human trafficking, the USA Department of State ‘Trafficking in Persons Report 2020’ found that The Gambia has been found to be a source, transit and destination for human trafficking.

The rights commission said in a statement that: “In order to effectively combat human trafficking, policies and laws must address the risks and consequences of human trafficking and exploitation. The Government must take strong action to effectively prevent human trafficking in The Gambia.” Every year across the globe, thousands of women, men and children become victims of human trafficking.

English | July 30, 2021



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