Today, we are celebrating the World Day Against Trafficking in Human Beings! The risks, vulnerabilities and needs of migration are increased by sex. In 2018 alone, IOM assisted more than 20,000 migrants in its six transit centers in Niger, including nearly 2,000 migrant women.
To reinforce its gender awareness activities in Niger, IOM organized from 22 to 27 July the Encounters of Women of Media and Singing Artists (REFEMAC), in partnership with the local music label Artdisc Records, and thanks to to the support of the European Union in Niger, within the framework of the Resource and Response Mechanism for Migrants.
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