Country Nigeria
Year 2015
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The objectives of the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act (2015) are to: a) provide an effective and comprehensive legal and institutional framework for the prohibition, prevention, detection, prosecution and punishment of human trafficking and related offences in Nigeria; b) protect victims of human trafficking; and c) promote and facilitate national and international cooperation in order to meet the objectives set out in paragraphs a) and b) of this section.

Source of Information

National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 

The Government of Nigeria's submission for the 2022 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Trafficking in Women and Girls

Trafficking in Persons Law Enforcement and Administration Act 2015