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Press Releases

AFRUCA Celebrates Anti-Slavery Day, Calls for Support for Victims

AFRUCA Celebrates Anti-Slavery Day, Calls for Support for Victims

Tuesday 18th October is Anti-Slavery Day in the UK; on this day, AFRUCA champions the African men, women and children who have been trafficked for sexual exploitation, domestic servitude, labour exploitation and more....Read More

AFRUCA Supports Convictions for Human Trafficking

AFRUCA Supports Convictions for Human Trafficking

AFRUCA applauds the significant sentence handed to Franca Asemota, who was yesterday sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment for eight counts of conspiracy to traffic persons for sexual exploitation, two counts of trafficking persons outside of the UK for sexual exploitation and two counts of assisting unlawful immigration....Read More

AFRUCA AWARDED BIG LOTTERY GRANT TO PROMOTE IMPROVED CHILD SAFEGUARDING PRACTICES IN BLACK PLACES OF WORSHIP ACROSS THE WEST MIDLANDS

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AFRUCA – Africans Unite Against Child Abuse has been awarded a three year grant of £304,000 by the Big Lottery Fund to collaborate with faith organisations in the West Midland’s Black community to strengthen their child safeguarding practices. The project will focus on Birmingham, Coventry and Stoke on Trent - cities with recent increases in the numbers of Black and African population....Read More

US Trafficking in Persons Report 2015: Nigerian Children at High Risk of Trafficking to the UK

US Trafficking in Persons Report 2015: Nigerian Children at High Risk of Trafficking to the UK

More Work needs to be done to tackle FGM, says AFRUCA

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AFRUCA Launches Anti-FGM Youth Champions Project

AFRUCA Launches Anti-FGM Youth Champions Project

NGOs Decry Nigerian School Massacre, Fault Government’s Insensitivity

NGOs Decry Nigerian School Massacre, Fault Government’s Insensitivity

AFRUCA’S LANDMARK CONFERENCE ON SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN IN NIGERIA

AFRUCA’S LANDMARK CONFERENCE ON SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN IN NIGERIA

Diane Abbott MP gave a heart warming speech as we tossed and stewed over the very social issues affecting Africans in the Diaspora....Read More

KILLING OF CHILDREN BY BOKO HARAM: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT NOT DOING ENOUGH, SAY GROUPS

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Two child’s right organisations, Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA-UK) and the Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE Nigeria) have strongly criticised the Federal Government of Nigerian for what they describe as ‘negligence and indifference’ in the growing number of cases of killings, especially of children and young students in Northern Nigeria in recent times....Read More

Group Condemns Increasing Cases Of Child Rape, Battery

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A group of non-governmental organizations comprising of child's rights organizations, and women and youth groups has condemned in strong terms the alarming and increasing rate of reported rape of children and general atmosphere of child abuse in the country....Read More

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