Morocco - IOM Morocco and IOM’s Regional Office for West Africa in Dakar have organized a training for civil society organizations on the protection and reintegration of victims of trafficking in Morocco.
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LONDON: Olam the agricultural supply chain and food ingredients company has undertaken a unique survey into the social impacts of female employment in its cashew processing plants in emerging markets to mark this year’s International Women’s Day celebrated on 8 March, and ‘The Gender Agenda, Gaining Momentum’,
Senegal - IOM Senegal is organizing the return and family reunification of 36 trafficked children who survived a fire in a Koranic school in Dakar.
The questions asked: (1). Do you know the reasons why female circumcision is still practised? If so, what are they? (2) Is there any justification to continue the practice and why?
SWITZERLAND – The promise of increased global trade growth, resulting from the recent agreement Bali pushes postal services to listen carefully and customers to work more closely with all stakeholders to meet the demands of consumers and traders wishing to take advantage of potential offered by global electronic commerce.
Migration is the movement of people from one place to another. It could be internal movement, that is, within a country or international meaning from one country to another. And the two factors responsible for such movements are ‘push’ and ‘pull’ factors. ‘Push’ factor may be as a result of wars, political and religious oppression, lack of employment among others, while ‘Push’ factor may be in search of a greener pasture, and a better life.
IOM in El Salvador has teamed up with UNFPA and the ILO to launch a music video warning women against the dangers of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
The Salvadorian duo Shaka y Dres and Nicaraguan singer and songwriter Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy, have joined the effort with their hit song Pobre la Maria or Poor Maria, the story of a young woman who is lured from her home in a rural area to the city with promises of a job and better economic opportunities.
The African nations have a lot of good things to offer yet the continent presents itself like a passive actor which has nothing to contribute to the rest of the world, other than stretches out its hand to receive.