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ROEA Illicit Trafficking and Eastern Africa UNODC ROEA establishes programmes to combat illicit trafficking, which includes human trafficking and the smuggling of migrants, but also extends to trafficking in drugs and wildlife products. Over the past decade human trafficking has become one of the major concerns of the international community and one of the most profitable activities of organized criminal groups worldwide.
The Na Wa Festival, organized by UN.GIFT, IOM and EXIT, has launched a Facebook group to offer up to date information on the film festival. The group also serves as a platform for participants to discuss issues on human trafficking and other information related to the many anti-trafficking activities now taking place in Nigeria.
WATCH THE TRAILER: The Na Wa Film Festival,organized by UN.GIFT, IOM and the NGO EXIT, will bring to cinemas, cultural centres and churches in Nigeria a series of films and activities to raise awareness about human trafficking. Over the course of ten days, movie screenings, book readings, panel discussions and receptions will take place in the Nigerian cities of Abuja, Edo & Lagos.
For the entire year of 2011, CNN has committed to a campaign to fight human trafficking through a series of news features covering the many aspects of human trafficking and modern day slavery. The so-called "Freedom Project"also challenges listeners to participate in individual activism to raise awareness of the problem.
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