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Project Akoma

An excellent video by Interpol about Project Akoma carried out around the Ivorian southern western town of San Pedro in June 2015; wonderful to see people we work with who were on the ground carrying out this work.  San Pedro is a two day journey from our centre so we weren’t able to assist in this […]

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Advocacy or Action?

It’s been mentioned before, there isn’t a centre in the sub-region of West Africa that solely caters for trafficked children.  Please search google; we cannot find much about what is happening to the trafficked children, but lots of advocacy about them.  Very little action. Due to ‘M’ the little girl who was found on the […]

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When did you last check the origin of your chocolate?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD85fPzLUjo] We know this story & have seen it all too often across West Africa, please take the 10m58s to watch this clip of a series of 5. The Ivorian government is now acting on child trafficking, but the farmers are all scared they will be taken to prison for having the children. It’s a […]

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Humanitarian goodwill, naivety or a sinister side?

The charity, Zoe’s Ark had its founder & partner jailed this week for attempting to take 103 ‘Darfur’ Sudanese children to waiting new parents in France who had paid to receive their new adopted child. But these children weren’t from Darfur but had families in Chad.  AlJazeera has an excellent report of both sides of […]

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SUNDAY SOCIAL GOOD: One Little Girl’s Trafficking Legacy

More information about C.R.E.E.R Thanks to ThirdEyeMom with our guest blog

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Why, where, what will C.R.E.E.R be?

C.R.E.E.R = Centre de Reinsertion et d’Education pour les Enfants de la Rue (Centre of Reinsertion & Education for street children) Why? Some children are sold by their families for about US $60, believing that they will have a good life with an employer or promised that they will receive an education. The families often […]

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