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AFRUCA Director explains the phenomenon of “Baby Factories” in Nigeria
- AFRUCA FOUNDER AWARDED CHURCHILL FELLOWSHIP TO RESEARCH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN CHILD TRAFFICKING INTERVENTIONS
In this edition
Why Nigerian Children are Used As Domestic Slaves
Putting An End to “Omo-Odo” (Domestic Slavery)
Meet AFRUCA’s Anti-Slavery Ambassadors
AFRUCA Anti-Modern Slavery Campaign
Many more articles of interest.
AFRUCA Press Release
“MANCHESTER AGAINST MODERN SLAVERY” - NEW AFRUCA PROJECT TO RAISE AWARENESS OF MODERN SLAVERY IN MANCHESTER CITY LAUNCHED
AFRUCA has received a new grant from Manchester City Council to help raise awareness of Modern Slavery in the city.
AFRUCA Blog Articles
In May and June 2019, I visited Ghana as the first part of my 2019 Winston Churchill travel fellowship. My aim was to better understand the various drivers of child trafficking in Ghana’s fishing sector and to explore some of the responses on the ground by engaging with a range of government agencies, NGOs and those working to support children who have been rescued.
There has been a sharp rise in crime involving the use of guns and knives in Manchester. The Greater Manchester Police, have reported that in the first quarter of 2019, there were around 787 recorded crimes involving the use of a knife. This includes threatening behaviour and possession of such weapons.
Child Protection Manuals
AFRUCA publishes training manuals on Child Protection in both English and French.
Safeguarding African Children
AFRUCA has produced the “Safeguarding African Children in the UK” series of publications to highlight different safeguarding issues and to assist members of the African community in the UK to know more about different forms of child abuse and how to identify the signs so children can be safe and be better protected.
AFRUCA Research Series – Voices of the Community
AFRUCA has developed a new research programme to explore key safeguarding issues in African communities in the UK. We aim to create a body of knowledge to help inform policy and practice on safeguarding issues. It is our hope that many of the community projects developed can be further investigated through in-depth academic research.
AFRUCA offers a therapeutic service for African children, young people and families who have survived or have been at risk of undergoing FGM and Human Trafficking.
AFRUCA in the UK
AFRUCA runs the Following Prevention and Early Intervention Services and Activities Across England
AFRUCA in Europe
AFRUCA works across Europe in partnership with different agencies to help address many of the issues faced by African children, young people and families, who are trying to settle down into their new lives in different European countries.