Pathfinders Holds Stakeholders’ Meeting to Introduce ‘The Redemption Project’

Building on successful focus group interviews with Pathfinders’ beneficiaries conducted in August 2021, Pathfinders held a Stakeholders’ Meeting with 21 of its key stakeholders on September 14, 2021 to introduce ‘The Redemption Project’ (‘TRP’), a Project which will provide support for 50 beneficiaries (sex trafficking survivors and women who at risk to becoming trafficked) and […]

ETAHT Wraps Up Its 4-Year Tenure

BENIN CITY- EDO STATE- The Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking (ETAHT), which was inaugurated on August 15, 2017 by the Governor of Edo State, H.E. Godwin Obaseki, to combat human trafficking in the State, is wrapping up its four-year tenure this month (August 2021). To mark the occasion, its chairperson, Professor Yinka Omorogbe, held a […]

Pathfinders Launches ‘The Redemption Project’

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- AUGUST 2021. ‘The Redemption Project’ (TRP) is an 18-month Project launched in August 2021 by Pathfinders, with support from the European Commission and implementation by Expertise France. TRP will provide Direct Services – Wrap Around Care, including free medical services, counseling/mental health support, shelter, education scholarships, financial literacy classes, adult education […]

Pathfinders’ 2020 Annual Report

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Partners, Thank you for walking with us through a most trying year! Despite global lockdowns and recessions, we saw our impact and influence expand as a result of the trust we cultivated over the years with survivors and national/global leaders. There is a lot to be thankful for, particularly as […]

NAPTIP Releases 2020 Data Analysis Report

ABUJA, NIGERIA- Nigeria’s anti-trafficking agency, NAPTIP, has released its 2020 Report, highlighting its efforts in 2020 to combat human trafficking in all its forms in Nigeria. Highlights include the following: NAPTIP received 1,032 cases for investigation, completed 251 investigations, prosecuted 69 cases (of the 239 received for legal opinion) and secured a total of 38 […]

Pathfinders Turns 7!

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Partner, A little over 7 years ago, I resigned from my partnership at my law firm in New York to embark on a road less traveled. With nothing but a vision to change Nigeria and to amplify the muted voices of women, I stepped out in faith, trusting God that […]

Nigeria Upgraded to Tier 2 on US State Department 2021 TIP Report

July 1, 2021- WASHINGTON, D.C. Earlier today, the United State Department of State released its 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report which ranks countries based on their respective government’s response to human trafficking in the preceding year (2020). Brief Summary: In 2019, Nigeria was downgraded to Tier 2 Watch (second to lowest ranking).  However, in light […]

Pathfinders’ National Guidelines for Rehabilitation and Law Enforcement Stakeholders

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- Following the success of dual trainings conducted by Pathfinders on human trafficking for Nigerian Law Enforcement Officers, Prosecutors and Judges as well as for providers serving survivors of human trafficking in Nigeria, Pathfinders has prepared National Guidelines for Stakeholders on Human Trafficking for Law Enforcement Officers, Prosecutors and Judges (PJI National […]

Pathfinders Conducts Medical Outreach for Survivors

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- April 29, 2021. Grateful for every opportunity we get to serve our local community and women who are emerging from sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. At our quarterly medical outreach, a team of doctors from University of Benin Teaching Hospital’s Association of Resident Doctors joined us to serve, providing screening for high […]

Pathfinders Conducts Training for Survivors on Accounting, Marketing and Branding and Adult Education Classes

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- April 15, 2021. Every quarter, our trainings for survivors ensure that they are learning life, soft or vocational skills that steady their feet along their journey to healing and sustainable economic independence. This quarter, we are grateful to our professional volunteer facilitators who volunteered their expertise in accounting, marketing and branding.  […]