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.  […]

Graduating ‘Action Aid’ Survivors On a Path to Sustainable Economic Independence

⁣We are grateful to Action Aid Nigeria for the opportunity to provide support for 20 program beneficiaries who were either able to successfully learn a skill or start a small business through the ‘Pathway to Post COVID-19 Freedom’ Project. ⁣ Using our 12-Point Vulnerability Indicator, the Project sought to identify survivors of sex trafficking who […]

Pathfinders Organizes Successful 2-Day Training on Human Trafficking for Law Enforcement Officers, Judges and Prosecutors

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. On January 19-20, 2021, Pathfinders successfully organized a 2-day capacity building  training for 50 law enforcement officers, judges and prosecutors on human trafficking in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.  The training, which built on learnings from Nigeria’s first ever Gap Analysis (also organised by Pathfinders in June 2019), focused on three thematic […]

Pathfinders Conducts Successful 2-Day Workshop for Service Providers of Rehabilitation for Survivors and Returnees

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. On January 14-15, 2021, building on the learnings from Nigeria’s first ever Gap Analysis on human trafficking which identified gaps in Nigeria’s rehabilitation, law enforcement and research responses to human trafficking (conducted by Pathfinders in June 2019), Pathfinders trained 50 service providers who support survivors of trafficking and sexual trauma on […]

Pathfinders Celebrates Our Graduating Survivors!

What a joy to celebrate 2020 with our incredible survivors who, notwithstanding the ongoing global pandemic, found a way to dig deep to overcome. Their testimonials today at our End of Year Celebration were heartwarming and reflected the fact that they channeled their creative energy into purpose and economic success. These women are truly warriors! […]

“But Still, I Rise” End of Year Summary and Fundraiser

  Dear Partner, In this unprecedented year, we were honoured to have been able to serve 100+ survivors of sex trafficking and sexual slavery, none of whom were retrafficked. In a year when the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to upend much of the strides that anti-trafficking stakeholders had collectively made in protecting survivors and in preventing […]

Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Pathfinders Survivors Continue to Flourish

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. With support from Action Aid Nigeria, we have been able to continue to provide sustenance in the shadows, i.e., ongoing support to survivors of sex trafficking even amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Further to our Pathway to (Post COVID-19) Freedom Project, we are continuing to provide medical care, counseling, COVID-19 humanitarian […]

PJI Conducts Business Diversification Training for Survivors

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. At Pathfinders, we utilize a survivor centered and trauma informed approach in our work.  To this end, it was imperative, as a result of the resulting lockdowns and curfews necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic and #EndSARS protests, to ensure that the minimum amount of trauma was sustained by our survivors, considering […]

Pathfinders Conducts Legal Clinic for Survivors of Sexual Violence

SEPTEMBER 29, 2020- BENIN CITY. Led by our Chief Legal Coordinator, Barrister Dan Uhimwen who coordinates our team of 20 volunteer lawyers, Pathfinders conducted a legal clinic for survivors of sex trafficking, sex slavery and torture. The workshop was necessitated by the reality of many victims of trafficking who are stripped of their legal identity […]