Combating child trafficking in West and Central Africa

Author: World of Work - The Magazine of the ILO, Published on: 1 June 2001

...In general, girls are placed as domestics or street traders while boys work on plantations, in construction or in mines...The existence of trafficking in children for labour exploitation is now recognized in the countries participating in the project: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and Togo

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