Archives for September 2022

New 2021 Global Report on Modern Slavery Reveals Global Increase in Victims

SEPTEMBER, 2022. The 2021 global estimates on modern slavery (comprised of both forced labour and forced marriage) published by the Walk Free Foundation, International labour Organisation (ILO) and International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reveals that approximately 50 million people are in situations of modern slavery on any given day.  Modern slavery, which the report defines […]

PJI Organizes Medical Outreach for 30 Beneficiaries of ‘The Freedom Project’

September 7, 2022- BENIN CITY, EDO. In an effort to further reduce vulnerability to trafficking, our medical outreaches are designed to conveniently deliver quality health care to our busy beneficiaries. At each outreach, we stress the importance of securing regular medical check-ups, while simultaneously providing free access to such wellness checks and a safe platform […]

Nigeria: Human Trafficking Factsheet

• Human trafficking, a form of modern day slavery, involves the illegal trade of people for exploitation or commercial gain and is a $150 billion global industry. Two thirds of this figure ($99 billion) is generated from commercial sexual exploitation, while another $51 billion results from forced economic exploitation, including domestic work, agriculture and other […]