Country Nigeria
Year 2003
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) is a Federal Government Agency established to fight trafficking in persons using the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Law Enforcement and Administration Act of 2003.  This Act prohibits and prescribes punishment for trafficking in persons (particularly women and children) and other related matters and also makes provision for taking charge, supervising, controlling and co-coordinating the rehabilitation of trafficked persons and victims of child labour.

For more information on the NAPTIP, please click here.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Nigeria to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011