Country Sierra Leone
Year 2014
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

A Trafficking in Persons (TIP) database was set up at the Anti-Trafficking Secretariat based in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs in mid 2014. Field trials of the questionnaires were undertaken by key stakeholders between April and July of same year. Based on this, the field questionnaires were reorganized, finalized and realigned with the upgraded database which became operational in first quarter of 2015. The database is designed to generate statistics on trafficking victims and perpetrators, cases prosecuted and convicted, as well as the affected areas or sectors in order to determine the nature and trend of human trafficking in the country for appropriate response. By the beginning of 2015, information was also being gathered on the topics and number of training and community education carried out by service providers, as well as other activities undertaken in responding to trafficking issues.

Source of Information

Sierra Leone's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.25