The Household of Representatives has directed the National Company for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to publish the names and pics of intercourse traffickers.
NAN reports that this adopted a unanimous adoption of a movement moved by Rep. Rimamnde Kwewum (PDP-Taraba) and seven other folks.
Presenting the movement, “Need to Examine the Degrading Intercourse Slavery Nigerian Women are Subjected to”, Kwewum lamented that there ended up presently thousands of Nigerian females and underage women turned into sex slaves globally.
The lawmaker explained that some West African nations around the world had “become infamous in maltreating Nigerian ladies, preserving them as sex slaves”.
He said that quite a few investigations carried out by NAPTIP confirmed that concerning 20,000 to 30,000 Nigerian women ended up sexual intercourse slaves with 50 women being included to the list each and every working day.
“Because of elevated initiatives of the stability companies, traffickers no for a longer period accompany their victims to Mali but now “waybill” the ladies by way of Cotonou.”
He additional that the victims have been deceived by mates and kin to depart Nigeria to function as domestic will help, hair dressers or in sales in “Mali-sia”.
Kwewum claimed that NAPTIP investigations also disclosed that the women ended up trafficked to the mining locations and rebel held areas of Mali.
He said the report showed that Malian legislation enforcement businesses gathered taxes from Nigerian gals on a weekly foundation, taken care of them pressured them to use condoms.
“Nigerian ladies are pressured by their ‘Madams’ to snooze with a lot of guys, without working with any defense, for this reason the higher incidence of sexually transmitted illnesses and other ailments.
He explained that in spite of quite a few reviews and images of trafficking despatched to Nigerian protection companies at the borders, no motion had been taken to suppress the follow.
“The Household is worried that a number of of the girls tricked into travelling out of the state have been brutally penalised (by the traffickers) for insisting that they would not prostitute.
“The residence also observes that latest initiatives to overcome the menace are commendable nevertheless not much achieving and detailed and have not been adequately funded”, Kwewum added.
The lawmakers urged staff of the Nigerian Immigration Assistance at the ports and borders of Nigeria to permit experienced NAPTIP officers to run, to place, determine and reduce the illicit emigration of possible victims.
It also directed the Committee on Human Rights to conduct investigation into all areas of sex slavery and suggest acceptable budgeting and legislative measures.