International Conference on Sexual Violence Hosted by SKOTTUR an umbrella organisation for 20 Women’s Organisations Háskólabíó by Hagatorg 25 - 26 October 2010 Reykjavik, ICELAND. Women Strike Back. Gender Violence in Africa . Prostitution and Trafficking in Select African Countries.
International Conference on Sexual ViolenceHosted by SKOTTUR an umbrella organisation for 20 Women’s OrganisationsHáskólabíó by Hagatorg25 - 26 October 2010Reykjavik, ICELAND
Women Strike Back
Prostitution and Trafficking in Select African Countries
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW International)
► Gender Roles and Structures
► Marriage, Family, social interactions and kin relations in Nigeria:
► Voodoo practices and departureforEurope
► TraffickingofNigerian women and girlstoEuropeforSexualExploitation
► Psychological impact
► Physical, mental and emotional impact
► Traffickers and voodoo practises
►“Erhinmwinbu’eku” – responseoftraditionaldoctors and voodoo practitionerstouseof ‘juju’ in trafficking
► Assistingvictimstoovercome and handle voodoo
► Cultural Mediation and Ethnopsychiatry in VictimAssistance
Prerequisitesfor the eliminationoftrafficking in persons include:
Iroko is a multi-cultural NGO, providing services to victims of human trafficking, domestic violence and their children. Iroko is an affiliate of the Coalition against Trafficking in Women and fully shares its policies.
Over the last decade IROKO has assisted a growing number of victims of human trafficking, most of whom have also been subjected to domestic violence.
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women is an international NGO, with consultative status to the UN’s ECOSOC.
Since 1988, the Coalition has worked against human trafficking as a form of gender violence and as a severe violations of human rights.